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Canadian Immigration Lawyers In Canada

Canada is one of the best countries in the world to work, live and raise a family. If you are a foreign national who is interested in living in Canada on a temporary or permanent basis, you will have to follow specific immigration procedures. There are two main types of Canadian immigration: temporary residence in […]

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Finding a German Immigration Lawyer in Toronto

Toronto is one of the world’s most desirable places in which to live. The city is known for its high quality of life, and it provides its residents with numerous opportunities for work and play. For these and many other reasons, people come from all over the globe to settle in the city. Germans, in […]

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Need a Romanian Immigration Lawyer in Toronto?

For a number of reasons, Toronto is one of the most appealing cities in the world. Its abundance of culture and proximity to nature make it a special place, and its diverse, multi-ethnic population ensures that all types of people are welcome in the city. The city is also quite financially prosperous. For these reasons, […]

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American and Moving to Canada? Better get a Lawyer

Here is an interview I did on American Public Media about the challenges for Americans immigrating to Canada and some of the myths people have about the process. Some Myths about Immigration to Canada  One big myth American’s hold is that one can just pack up and move to Canada when they want. Unfortunatly nothing […]

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Hiring an Immigration Lawyer Toronto

Good immigration help can be hard to find! It sometimes seems that only half of the information you really need is readily available online.  Contacting Citizenship and Immigration Canada for assistance can result in your being tied up on hold on the telephone for hours. Your friends and family, while well-meaning, may not have the […]

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Canadian Citizenship Applicants Must Meet New Language Requirements

According to the office of the Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, as of November 1st, 2012, new applicants for Canadian citizenship will have to prove that they have proficient language abilities when they apply for their citizenship.  As of right now, Canadian citizenship applicants must pass a written test that proves their language ability. […]

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Robin Thicke was Refused Canadian Citizenship

Despite his celebrity status, Robin Thicke, the 35-year-old son of Canadian superstar Alan Thicke has his application for Canadian citizenship for his two-year-old son, Julian denied.   Quick look on Thicke’s Citizenship Robin, who was born in the United States, was never able to obtain Canadian citizenship because Alan never applied to make him a […]

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6 Steps to get a Canadian Work Visa

Understanding the process is crucial when applying for a Canadian work visa. Canadian work visas, which are temporary and are not the same thing as immigration visas, are in most cases available only to those who have a job offer from a Canadian employer who is authorized to fill the position with a foreign worker. […]

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4 Steps for Canadian Employers to hire Foreign Workers

Let’s have a closer look at the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) Program. The program is another government’s instrument through which Canadian employers are able to bring foreign workers to the country or to hire those who are already in Canada to fill temporarily labor shortages. The program can be sought by Canadian employers for up […]

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Alberta’s New Pilot Program for Foreign Workers, to Remedy Labor Shortage

Facing a severe labour shortage, Alberta has recently set up a temporary foreign worker pilot project to help employers hire highly skilled foreign workers in positions that cannot be filled by Canadians or permanent resident. Labor market objective Launched in June 2011 under the Temporary Foreign Worker Annex to the Agreement for Canada-Alberta Cooperation on […]

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Stories From Immigrants Stuck in the Waiting List

When we hear about the government legislating away the applicants on the waiting list, we only hear about numbers. The waiting list is 280,000 applicants long, and applications older than four years will be legislated away to the tune of $130 million in application fees refunded. After that, they’ll have to start over. But hopeful […]

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Canada Day 2012 Activities in and around Toronto and Ontario

In celebration of Canada’s 145th birthday, countless citizens across Canada, permanent residents and immigrants who have just been conferred citizenship have reasons to wave red and white flags while saying “Happy Canada Day!” The day is jammed with activities and fun. There are separate events for kids, random music bash, food festivals, and many local […]

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How To Fill Out An Immigration Form

How To Fill Out Immigration Forms

Filling out your immigration forms can be a daunting task, and sometimes you may not know where to even begin. If your immigration forms are incorrectly filled out or you miss some of the information, you can end up having your application denied! Immigration officers are swamped with a high number of applications to process […]

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Lost Canadians without Canadian Citizenship still a problem

Canadians without Canadian Citizenship a persistent problem Last year, we blogged about Lost Canadians several times. If you didn’t catch them, check out these blog posts here and here. Lost Canadians are people who lost their Canadian Citizenship or never had it in the first place – unknown to them – because of small bureaucratic […]

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Man Denied Canadian Citizenship, Wrongly Accused Of Mouthing Oath

Man denied Canadian Citizenship at Canadian Citizenship ceremony A few months ago, Citizenship and Immigration Canada implemented a rule that mandated no one could have their faces covered when they took the Canadian Citizenship oath. This meant that Muslim women would not be able to wear face coverings when reciting the oath, so that they […]

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