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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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Protest in Saskatoon Over Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program

Dozens of concerned individuals rallied in Saskatoon earlier in September to protest alterations that were made earlier this year to Saskatchewan’s immigrant nominee program. Group Believes Changes are Unfair The individuals assembled as part of a group called the Coalition for a Fair Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program. They waved Canadian flags and held signs outside […]

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What Is A “Safe Country” According To Bill C-31?

What Is A “Safe Country” According To Bill C-31? Bill C-31 is set to come into effect this summer, with a safe countries list intact. This list was one of the provisions that had to be removed in order for the bill to finally pass, but now that the Conservative government has a majority they […]

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Expect Changes to the Balanced Refugee Reform Act This Month?

Original bill that trampled refugee rights may return The Balanced Refugee Reform Act (or Bill C-11) is a piece of legislation that received royal assent in mid-2010, and is scheduled to take effect in late June of this year. The original bill only received royal assent after changes were made to it, because opposition critics […]

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On This Remembrance Day…

Today is Remembrance Day, when Canadians and all of those living in Canada take a day to remember those who fought, died or were wounded to preserve our freedoms. Canadians and immigrants to Canada enjoy many freedoms and a quality of life we would not have if it weren’t for those who fought and made […]

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New tax incentive for hiring immigrants announced

Ontario Liberals promise $10,000 to companies that hire immigrants The Ontario Liberals have proposed a new tax credit for businesses who hire new Canadians. The program would provide a $10,000 tax break for employers who hire new Canadians – new Canadian citizens who have lived in Ontario for less than five years. “The program is […]

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Provincial Nominee Programs: Attractive Alternative to Obtaining Canadian PR

More immigrants are being accepted under Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). This year CIC plans to admit approximately 40,000 immigrants under PNPs, more than five times the number accepted under PNPs in 2005. Each Canadian province and one territory have their own unique Provincial Nomination Programs tailored to meet their specific needs. Applicants who apply through […]

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Will Canadian Immigration Levels Change?

Concern over Canadian immigration levels In early July, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced he would be holding a number of consultations with the public and stakeholders to determine whether Canadian immigration levels should change. In addition, the government recently cracked down on suspected war criminals in Canada illegally as well as people who […]

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Woman’s refugee hearing ruined by poor translator

Woman’s translator gave false and incoherent answers at refugee hearing A woman fleeing persecution in Kenya was heading towards being deported from Canada after her refugee hearing was disrupted by a bad translator according to this National Post article. The woman has since been given a new hearing by Federal Court with the help of […]

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Citizenship and Immigration Canada Launches Immigration Consultation

Immigration Minister to Hold Immigration Consultation Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney will be holding an information and immigration consultation session in Toronto on Wednesday, July 20th. Another information session will be held in Montreal on July 22nd, to be followed by online consultations throughout the summer that are open to the public. According […]

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What is the Medical Exam needed for some Canadian Visitor Visa Applicants?

In Canada, some temporary resident applicants may have to undergo a medical examination by a doctor in order to be admissible to Canada. Unlike permanent residence applications that often necessitate a medical examination, visitor visas  including temporary foreign workers, students and visitors do not usually need one. In most cases, visits to Canada that last […]

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New York Mayor calls for US visa reform

Mayor Bloomberg says no United States visa reform is “national suicide” New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that United State’s lack of immigration reform is “suicide” in a speech to the United States Council of Foreign Relations last month, telling those on hand that the United State’s economy would suffer if it was not easier […]

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Immigration Lawyers in Denver to serve You!

Immigration Lawyers in Denver to serve You! Denver Immigration Lawyers on stand by! Do you need immigration advise? Do you wish to get a visa to Canada or the US? Are you under a Deportation Order? We can help! Why? Because our immigration lawyers supported by our office in Denver, USA, have many years of […]

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Immigration Lawyers in Los Angeles to serve You!

Immigration Lawyers in Los Angeles to serve You! Los Angeles Immigration Lawyers on stand by! Do you need immigration advise? Do you wish to get a visa to Canada or the US? Are you under a Deportation Order? We can help! Why? Because our immigration lawyers lawyers supported by our office in Los Angeles, USA, […]

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I want to expand my Business to the US. Can an L1 Visa help?

Using an L1 Visa to conduct business in the US Question. I have a business in Canada and I wish to expand to the US. How can I achieve this? Answer. For Canadians wishing to expand their businesses to the US, they may qualify for an L1 Visa.

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