Quebec Province Extends Immigration Targets Into 2021

Quebec Extends Immigration Targets Into 2021

Quebec is planning to welcome immigrants between 44,500 and 47,500 in the year 2021.

The immigration purpose for the year 2021 was declared as part of the Plan immigration du Québec 2021, held on October 29. This information conquers with Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada‘s (IRCC) declaration of its multi-year plan, which is likely to be expected this week and will surely guide Canada’s immigration planning for 2021 to 2023.

In the year 2021, the numbers of new admissions to Quebec- 62 percent – expect to come through the province’s economic immigration programs.

The advanced Quebec immigration levels serve as a slight expand its 2020 target when its objective is to admit between 43,000 and 44,500 immigrants.

According to the survey in the plan launched today, Quebec is planning to welcome more than 30,500 immigrants this year, rather than the estimated maximum that was 44,500. The provinces added that the travel restriction and the closing of federal offices and many other centers all over the world making it challenging to meet all the immigration targets of the year 2020.

Moreover, the province minister announced that its target for the year 2021 includes the re-balancing plan i.e., with welcoming additional 7000 people, reporting that some of the admission was not be approved in the year 2020 just because of the health crisis.

Due to the health crisis, the province evaluates the figures of the unrealized admissions in the year 2020 that must be in between 13,000 and 18,000, but the plan is to make up the flaws for the upcoming two years.

Quebec’s Admissions targets for 2021

In the year 2021, Quebec has aimed the dimensions of between 27,500 and 29,300 new admissions for the economic immigration programs, which comprises a maximum of 24,200 skilled workers.

The province has also addressed the maximum of 4,300 admissions for its business immigration programs, including Quebec’s Entrepreneur Program and the Self-Employed Worker Program.

Moreover, more than 800 admissions are set for the “other economic categories” such as live-in caregivers and others.

Additionally, more than 10,200 new permanent residents are expected to reach by the family sponsorship, refugee, and other immigration programs.

2021 Quebec Selection Certificate targets

Through the Canada-Quebec Accord provisions, Quebec can pick all the economic class immigrants and all other certain refugees to the province.

Those chosen ones are rewarded with a Quebec Selection Certificate (Certificat de sélection du Québec, or CSQ), and now they can easily apply for Canada’s federal government for a permanent residence visa.

Quebec is aiming for 26,500 to 31,200 selection certificates to be issued in the year 2021, which is somewhat more than its 2020 year plan, which called for a range of 20,100 to 24,700.

The large number — up to 22,400 — will generally go to the skilled worker candidates.

The selection certificate targets are as follows:

  • Skilled workers: which is between 19,400 and 22,400?
  • Business immigrants: that is between 1,500 and 2,300;
  • Other economic immigrants: between 400 and 600;
  • Other economic immigrants: between 400 and 600;
  • Refugees selected abroad: that is between 4,400 and 4,700;
  • Other immigrants: must be between 800 and 1,200.

The objective set for the year 2021, which includes an application that is in process or maybe waiting to get processed in Quebec, and at the federal level. They also took into consideration the time it takes for the applicants to fulfill all the immigration procedures.

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