On March 31, 2022, Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC) announced that Canada has welcomed more than 108,000 new permanent residents so far in 2022. Immigration Minister had a plan to make 147,000 permanent residence final decisions in the first quarter of 2022 and double the number of final decisions for the same time period in 2021. IRCC has also improved its operations, adding resources where they are needed most to provide clients with the experience they expect and deserve