As of late we are concern the FSW Backlog Reduction Pilot that is to nominate FSW applicants with experience in key occupations under provincial nominees program.In line with this,02 days back I had a letter issued by issued by AINP entails:
Immigration Canada Case Processing pilot-Ottawa/
219 Laurier Ave, west 7th Floor
Ottowa, Ontario, Canada
Dear Md. Islam
This is reference to your application for permanent residence in Canada in the Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) Program received on 1/16/2007.
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) is persuing a number of initiatives which may offer alternative avenues to permanent residence in Canada for Application currently awaiting FSW processing. To this end, CIC has engaged provincial and territorial governments, who share immigration jurisdiction in Canada, on an FSW backlog reduction Pilot. The aim of this pilot is to nominate FSW applicants with experience in key occupations under provincial nominees program.
CIC would like to advise you that Alberta is currently interested in Applicants with work experience in a field that matches a National Occupation Classification Code is identified in your FSW application. As such, you may wish to consider contacting Alberta about being considered for nomination under the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Progra.
Your application to the AINP is entirely voluntary, There is no additional fee to apply to the AINP. If you decide to apply for consideration and you are nominated by Alberta, this could result in an earlier VISA issuance for you. Should be successful in receiving a nomination from Alberta, your file will be processed as a Provincial Nominee and your FSW application will be withdrawn. If you do not wish to apply to the AINP or if the AINP does not nominate you, your application will remain in the FSW backlog until it comes up for processing.
As a Provincial Nominee applicant you would still be required to meet admissibility criteria as set out in Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.If CIC determines that you do not meet these criteria and are inadmissible for a permanent resident visa will be refused.
The criteria and the document checklist for the AINP FSW Backlog Reduction pilot is available www.albertacanada.com/fswpilot
. Applications must be received at the AINP office by June 1st 2012. The AINP will not accept applicants under this initiative after June 1st 2012.
Complete Instructions on how to apply to the AINP under this Pilot are available at www.albertacanada.com/fswpilot
. please note that incomplete applications received by the AINP will be returned. The AINP will be accepting a limited number of complete applications under this Pilot. The AINP does not guarantee that all complete applications received by the AINP will be assessed or that all applicants who meet the AINP Pilot Criteria will be issued a nomination. The AINP will provide a written response to all individuals who apply.
Submission of an AINP application or nomination by the AINP does not gurantee you will be issued a Permanent Resident Visa.
Centralized Processing region-Ottawa
Applying for Consideration under the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)
You need to mail this form with your application. Please make sure you include this document as the cover page.
However, o work in one of four occupations in need in Alberta:
NOC 0211 – Engineering Managers
NOC 2131 – Civil Engineers
NOC 2132 – Mechanical Engineers
NOC 0911 – Manufacturing Managers
My NOC was 2131 and I applied on Jan, 2007.I will have to send all necessary docs before on 1st June,2012. Now I am only 02 months in hand to sit for IELTS and do overall band score6.5. If I become nominate by fullfilling all requirements of AINP I will be get final decision on october 31, 2012.
Now I am planning to sit for IELTS on May 12. Should I do qualifying score then must send all papers to AINP before on June 01.
Has any body who are in backlog had this letter so far?