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Immigration Consultants in Toronto fail to provide Immigration services to applicant

Dear Sir / Madam, I hope you are well and first of all wish you a very happy new year.     I got your reference from Ripoff Report website and wonder if you can help! I am living and working UK ( originally from India) and used a services of immigration consultants in Toronto Ontario*  for […]

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What Services Do Immigration Consultants Provide?

Many people who want to immigrate to Canada use the services of an immigration consultant or an immigration lawyer. Both types of immigration representation are different, but the services do overlap. Before you hire an immigration consultant, you should always ask if they are a member of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council. This […]

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Business Ethics. A Sad Tale of an Immigration Consultant Firm in Toronto

As most of you know, our blog posts are usually about Canada and US immigration visas, our clients’ victories and sometimes defeats. But this one is a little different. It is about what I consider the sad state of our industry when it comes to business ethics among immigration law firms and consultant firms.  And I have […]

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Immigration Lawyer Charged By RCMP for Allegedly Coaching Clients To Lie

Immigration Lawyer allegedly encouraged clients to make up stories A Windsor immigration lawyer has been charged with fabricating evidence, counseling misrepresentation and misrepresentation by the RCMP following a police investigation that saw the lawyer and her assistant allegedly coach refugees to make up stories in order to stay in Canada. The full article can be […]

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Fraudulent immigration consultant targets illegal immigrants

Fraudulent immigration consultant arrested, faces charges A fraudulent immigration consultant based in Brampton has been arrested after posing as an officer with the Canada Border Services Agency. According to this Vancouverite article, the fraudulent immigration consultant met with a number of people living in Canada illegally and told them he could give them legal status […]

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Another immigration consultant in the news after facing criminal charges

Immigration Consultant dupes Students It is starting to feel like an epidemic. Yet another immigration consultant A man in British Columbia was forging transcripts in order to get non-students into Canada under temporary student visas. According to the Vancouver Sun, there are a number of complaints about the immigration consultant, all from within the last […]

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Canadian immigration consultant charged in marriage scheme

Another immigration consultant up to no good A Montreal-based immigration consultant that also worked in areas overseas was charged Tuesday, June 15th with conspiracy and organizing feigned marriages. Richard Yalaoui, is an accredited immigration consultant and a member of the Canadian Society of Immigration Consultants (CSIC) The arrest of Yalaoui and several others come after […]

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Quebec Immigration Consultant Controversy: Michael Niren featured in Lawyers Weekly

Lawyers Weekly article about Immigration Consultants and Quebec’s new regulations It seems that this story is not going away. As reported, the province of Quebec is proposing legislation aimed at curbing  unethical and unprofessional representation by immigration consultants in Quebec. While we fully support Quebec for its initiative, the way in which their proposal reads […]

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Unlicensed Ontario Immigration Consultant cheats Immigrants out of up to $100,000

Immigration Consultant steals immigrants’ money In our ongoing effort to warn and educate the public about unlicensed and unethical immigration representatives, below is the latest story of more victims of unscrupulous consultants taking advantage of intending immigrants to Canada. A recent situation in Windsor saw an Immigration Consultant Francesco Salvatore (Sam) Burgio of Amherstburg, Ontario […]

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