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  1. News - China - IMMIGRATION

    The next Canada? Rich mainland Chinese push New Zealand migration to 11-year high

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 12:51pm by Adrian Wan

    ... environment, good weather and living standard", he said. New Zealand has been wooing wealthy Chinese after Canada, a top destination, restricted its immigrant visa scheme after it was overloaded ...

  2. Comment - Blogs - IMMIGRATION

    Exit strategy: Canada to target tax and visa cheats by tracking departures

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 09:05am by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young in Vancouver ian.young@scmp.com Hong Kong and mainland Chinese immigrants be warned. This summer, Canada is plugging gaps in its border management that have allowed some of you to practice passport and taxation fraud. One of the more alarming facts highlighted by Canada’s ongoing crackdown on citizenship and so-called passports of convenience has been the failure ...

  3. News - China - IMMIGRATION

    Romania ‘welcomes Chinese with open arms’ as Canada tightens immigration policy

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 12:10pm by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan in Beijing adrian.wan@scmp.com Romania has announced its doors are wide open to the Chinese in a bid to boost its appeal to wealthy mainlanders after Canada tightened its immigration policy. Shut out of Canada? Come to Romania, ex-PM says As Canada tightens its immigration policies amid a crush of wealthy mainlanders, Romania is opening its doors wide to Chinese ...

  4. News - World - IMMIGRATION

    Canada's immigrant investor scheme: How the rug has been pulled from under the rich

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 09:19pm by Ian Young

    ... the writing on the wall for Canada's costliest city and was planning an exit from the industry. The reason? Canada's decision in 2012 to freeze applications to the immigrant investor programme. The party was just about over. Canada's announcement in Tuesday's budget that it was scrapping the scheme suggests she may be right. And the decision upsets the best-laid plans ...

  5. News - World - IMMIGRATION

    Questions asked over Canada's millionaire migrant scheme

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 10:53pm by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young in Vancouver ian.young@scmp.com Canada's millionaire investor programme was so popular that it had to be frozen, but critics say cash-for-citizenship can never be justified Questions over migrant scheme In 2010, it had become clear to Canada's immigration authorities that their investor migrant scheme was reaching crisis point- and the epicentre of the problem ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Canada warns Hongkongers about forcing maids to join them on holiday

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 04:53am by Ian Young

    ... Canada warns of maid trafficking Hong Kong holidaymakers risk arrest for human trafficking, an offence with a potential life sentence, if they force maids to join them on Canadian vacations- regardless of whether the helper's visa has expired- Canada's federal police have warned. The caution comes after Hong Kong emigrant Franco Orr Yiu-kwan was jailed last week for 18 months, ...

  7. News - World - IMMIGRATION

    Canada froze immigration schemes in face of criticism

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... similar over the next two decades, but already changes are looming. Canada has stopped accepting applications under two key schemes, the immigrant investor programme and the federal entrepreneur ... into Canada, providing little long-term benefit to the economy. The investor scheme stopped accepting applications in July 2012 "while the programme is reviewed", said Citizenship ...

  8. Comment - Blogs - IMMIGRATION

    Meet Zhuang Zhuang: Not your typical immigrant success story

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 08:58am by Ian Young

    ... was with them. “Julie, you can’t get that dog,” he warned. “He’s broken.” The family was due to leave Beijing and return to Canada within a matter of weeks. Vogel’s husband said she was crazy – there is no shortage of strays in Vancouver, after all. But the heart wants what the heart wants. A month later, Zhuang Zhuang was on an Air Canada flight to his new home. Zhuang Zhuang now spends his days ...

  9. News - China - IMMIGRATION

    How mainland Chinese immigrants are transforming Vancouver

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young in Vancouver ian.young@scmp.com A wave of wealthy immigrants from mainland China is transforming Vancouver in Canada, but the influx has seen property prices soar and most ... different, Europe and Canada. Canada has opened its arms to all people. It's very multicultural. But in Europe, they are always pushing you, they try to integrate you into their culture. ...

  10. News - World - IMMIGRATION

    Canadian investor visa scheme much more popular than other countries’

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 11:18pm by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young Visa scheme way more popular than others The rise of Canada's now-frozen immigrant investor programme to become the world's most popular wealth-based migration scheme ... offers the same combination of passive investment and value for money. The cost of admission is C$800,000 (HK$5.6 million), which must be loaned to Canada's government. The funds ...




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