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Immigrant Applicants: Pilot Project and Work Visa

immigrant applicants: The program aimed to bring up to 2,000 additional primary immigrant applicants and their families in 2017, with increased numbers in following years if the program performs well, according to The Chronicle Herald. Earlier this month it was announced the program would continue and double to an allocation of 4,000 by 2020. The pilot project was announced in July 2016 as part of the Atlantic Growth Strategy and officially launched in March. To participate in the pilot project, employers must apply to receive a designation from their provincial government. The province must then approve those endorsements, and it is up to the individual immigrant to apply for either permanent residency or a work visa. Once designated, employers can apply for specific positions called endorsements. ( As reported in the news.