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Entering Canada with a DUI or DWI

If you have a DUI or DWI conviction, you may be inadmissible to Canada. It all depends when the conviction was entered, how many convictions you had, the surrounding circumstances and the reason why you wish to enter Canada. But generally DUI charges are a reason for being refused at the border How do I enter Canada with a […]

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Metal Band The Atlas Moth Denied Entry to Canada

Metal band The Atlas Moth was denied entry to Canada this week, upon trying to enter Canada to play several shows across the country.  According to Metal Underground, the band released a statement. “Unfortunately, the Canadian border is not letting us in. We will meet up with the tour again in Seattle. This is out […]

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Problems Entering Canada? We Can Help

Many people are unaware that they can be denied entry to Canada, even if they have already been approved for the appropriate visa or they are entering from a country like the United States, citizens of which do not require a visa.  It can be extremely inconvenient, expensive and frustrating to have problems entering Canada, […]

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Miley Cyrus, Snoop Dogg and Harrison Ford: Celebrities who have been denied entry to countries all over the world

We’ve previously blogged about celebrities like The Game, Russell Brand and Wes Bentley who have been denied entry to Canada, as well as celebrities such as pastor Terry Jones, Amy Winehouse, Boy George and Lily Allen who have been denied entry to the United States (at one time or another, as some of these bans […]

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Canadian Border Problems? Crossing into Canada

We get a lot of inquiries from people having problems at the Canadian border. Canada has one of the largest land borders in the world and hundreds of thousands cross into Canada each year. Most are admitted as visitors, students or workers but many do get denied entry. There are many reasons for being denied […]

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How to get into Canada with a DUI

Q. I have a DUI charge and I need to enter Canada for business. I am a US Citizen and was charged with a DUI three years ago. How can I enter Canada quickly? _________ A.  As someone with a DUI charge that occurred less than 5 years ago, you will likely require a Temporary Resident Permit (TRP) in […]

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Applying for Criminal Rehabilitation in Canada

Do you have a criminal record and wish to enter Canada? You may be eligible for Criminal Rehabilitation. Here are the rules Under Canada’s federal immigration legislation, the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, individuals applying for temporary or permanent residence may be considered inadmissible to Canada if they have a criminal history. It may be possible to overcome […]

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Entering canada with a felony conviction

If you have a criminal record such as a felony conviction, you may have difficulty entering Canada. Can I enter Canada with a Felony Conviction? Canada has strict rules when it comes to admitting people with criminal records. Essentially, if you have been convicted of an offence that occurred less than 10 years ago, in most cases, you are […]

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Kidney Donor Denied Visa To Canada

A woman in Toronto has end-stage kidney disease and her life would be saved by a donor, but the one person who can donate to her has been denied entry to Canada according to this article in the Toronto Star.  Vilma Serrano, 44, has been on the waiting list for a kidney transplant for three […]

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Denied entry at the Canadian border?

Have you been Denied Entry at Canadian Border? You are not alone. A lot of people wishing to enter to Canada are denied entry at the border for reasons of medical issues or criminality. For instance, if you have been convicted of a DUI, DWI, assault charge or another misdemeanour  you could be refused at the Canadian border.  […]

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Denied entry to Canada from the US?

Are you an American and have you been denied entry to Canada? Or do you wish to enter Canada from the US but perhaps have a criminal record? There are many reasons Americans are not admitted to Canada including reasons for medical and criminal inadmissibility. Americans generally do not require visas to enter Canada for […]

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Denied Entry to Canada Famous People Series: Pastor Terry Jones

We are covering different celebrities who have been denied entry to Canada in recent months and years. Next on our list is US Pastor Terry Jones, who was denied entry to Canada just this past October, 2012.  US Pastor Terry Jones Denied Entry to Canada In October, US Pastor Terry Jones had planned on speaking […]

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Denied entry to Canada Famous People Series: Rapper “The Game” was Denied Entry to Canada and Detained?

In early 2011, rapper The Game was scheduled to play several shows in Canada, but after flying to Canada from Los Angeles he was denied entry. The Game also claimed he was going to be detained for up to two weeks while his case was being processed. “I’m being detained in Canada for 14 days […]

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Should Canada deny entry to travelers without polio vaccines?

A new report is suggesting that travelers from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria, which have not been able to stop the spread of the polio viruses, be denied entry to other countries like Canada – unless they can provide proof of being vaccinated. The report comes from the Independent Monitoring Board, which was set up to […]

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Denied entry to Canada Famous People Series: Rapper Lil Wayne Denied Entry to Canada?

We’ve been covering some of the many different celebrities who have been denied entry to Canada in the past. Popular rapper Lil Wayne is one of them, having been threatened with being denied entry to Canada in October of last year when he planned to travel to Canada for two stops on his concert tour. Why […]

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