A total of 10,000 candidates have already submitted their applications to be considered for a Canadian work permit under this program.
The program, designed to attract tech talent to Canada, received an overwhelming response, with a total of 10,000 candidates submitting their applications.
The temporary public policy for H-1B visa holders has reached its intake cap of 10,000 primary applicants. As a result, the government is no longer accepting any further applications for this program.
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Duration and Benefits of the Open Work Permit For US H-1B Visa Holders
- Successful applicants will be granted a Canadian work permit, allowing them to work for any employer within the country.
- The open work permit provides flexibility and freedom for H-1B visa holders to explore various job opportunities and industries.
- The work permit is valid for a duration of three years, providing candidates with a substantial period to contribute to the Canadian workforce.
Future Opportunities and Initiatives
While the temporary public policy for H-1B visa holders has closed, the Canadian government remains committed to exploring other avenues to attract foreign talent, particularly in the tech sector.
Prospective applicants are encouraged to stay informed about future programs and opportunities that may arise.
Updates and announcements regarding immigration policies and initiatives can be found on the official website of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
Canada’s Commitment to Tech Talent and Innovation
The strong response to the Open Work Permit program underscores Canada’s commitment to positioning itself as a global leader in technological innovation and economic growth.
The government’s focus on attracting tech talent reflects its dedication to making an inclusive and thriving environment for innovation and economic prosperity.