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Canada increases some immigration category caps, lowers humanitarian grounds admissions

As the Canadian government has announced its targeted immigration levels for 2013, it has also made a few changes to the number of applications that will be accepted for different categories. For example, more applications will be accepted under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC)program although the overall target for immigration levels in 2013 will remain […]

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Thousands of e-mails used on petition to stop a deportation from Canada harvested by Government

According to a number of media reports, thousands of Canadians recently received an e-mail from Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney with the subject line “LGBT Refugees in Iran.” LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender.  However, none of the recipients of this e-mail had signed up for e-mails from the Conservative party […]

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Over 3,000 Canadian Citizenships to be Revoked

Canadian Government Orders Canadian Citizenships Revoked According to this CBC News article, the Canadian government has ordered the removal of 3,100 Canadian Citizenships after investigating over 11,000 different cases. While the process of removing citizenship can take months or years, 19 people have had their Canadian Citizenship revoked so far. According to Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism […]

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Canadian Government Uses Law Society To Silence Toronto Immigration Lawyer

Government complains to Law Society about Toronto Immigration Lawyer I’ve written about this subject before.  What happened was, a colleague of mine (Guidy Mamann, a reputable and well-known Toronto immigration lawyer whom I have great respect for) was complained against by the government. They complained to the Law Society of Upper Canada – the regulatory […]

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Canadian Immigration Minister to determine how to better recognize foreign credentials

According to the Montreal Gazette, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney plans on hiring a company to take a look at immigrants’ credentials to better assess how they can work in their field when arriving in Canada. The third-party company will work overseas and check credentials before the immigrants even arrive in Canada. “The […]

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Immigrants needed for Canadian economic growth: Minister Kenney

Two weeks ago, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney told the media that immigration is needed to keep Canada’s economy growing. Economic immigrants  to Canada needed since recession “For a couple of generations Canadians have been deciding to have fewer kids than we need to grow and maintain our population, which means ultimately fewer […]

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Canadian Courts overrule Immigration and Refugee Board Decisions

Courts ruled that IRB and CIC decisions failed to address entire situation Three refugee claims and two humanitarian and compassionate grounds applications that were rejected by the Immigration and Refugee Board and Citizenship and Immigration Canada were overturned last month by Federal Court. The claims originated from different countries: Brazil, Guyana, Mexico and two from […]

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