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Robert DeNiro Immigration Joke

Did Robert DeNiro’s Immigration Jokes Cost Him An Award?

In 2011, Robert DeNiro was honoured with a Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, which is given to people for a lifetime achievement in the film industry.  During his acceptance speech for the award, he gave us a few jokes about immigration and deportation, including the waitstaff at the event, members of the Hollywood Foreign […]

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Immigration Consultation for Toronto Office

Dear Fadi,  This is a followup to our recent telephone consultation. Thank you for your patience and for explaining the immigration issues and process in a “user friendly” manner. You were clear, articulate and precise. I appreciate these attributes when sourcing information. As well, your followup email stated that I could be in touch if […]

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Do it yourself immigration? Why use a lawyer?

I have re-posted this information below from our FAQ section of our site. I am seeing a concerning trend in the immigration industry of consultants trying to make a quick buck by offering “immigration kits” or do-it-yourself guides that can be downloaded online. Immigration kits are what I consider the half way mark between doing […]

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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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Happy Ramadan to our Muslim Clients and Friends

Also known as Ramadhan or Ramzan, Ramadan marks the ninth month of the lunar Islamic calendar that lasts between 29 to 30 days depending on the visual sightings of the crescent moon. Practically every Muslim in Canada during this period customarily takes part in prayer, fasting, and charity-giving. Muslims who are fasting refrain from eating, […]

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Options for Immigration? Consider an Immigration Plan

This is a question we get from people seeking immigration and visa help all the time. It is a good question of course but is also an interesting one. When someone asks “what are my options”?, I immediately realize a few things about the person asking the question: That the person has some idea about what they […]

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H-1B Visas: What is an Employer–Employee Relationship?

How H-1B Employers must comply Why must United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) impose strict compliance on establishing proof of employer– employee relationship when all other requirements have been met for H-1B visas? Not only is the employer required to provide proof of petitioner–beneficiary’s relationship, the employer has to also show the relationship to […]

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A Clash of Cultures or Clash of Values? An Immigration Lawyers perspective

As an immigration lawyer I am exposed to so many cultures though our clients, their families and employers on a daily basis. Part of my job is to understand people so I can best serve their interests when it comes to their immigration needs. Understanding people, however, is more than just knowing what visas they […]

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Free Immigration and Visa Consultations offered for the Month of October!

For the month of October, we are offering everyone FREE consultations. Normally, we charge $150 for a phone consultation. During that consulation we listen to your unique Canadian or US immigration and visa problems and provide you with a solution or “road map” that we hope will solve your problem in a quick and cost […]

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Subscribe to our Immigration Blog!

We have now been blogging for over for two years! Time really flies in the world of immigration and visas. And we are grateful to our readership which is growing by leaps and bounds.  For those of you coming to our posts day after day, a big “Thank you” ! We appreciate your loyalty and […]

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Canada charges immigration consultant with fraud

Immigration consultant fast-tracked Canadian citizenship An immigration consultant has been charged with fraud in a massive immigration investigation led by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The case involves 1,100 applicants and their dependents, 76 of which obtained Canadian citizenship through fraudulent means. Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney said that allegedly the consultant, “fraudulently […]

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Top 5 Tips for Successful Immigration to Canada – Part 1

Setting yourself up for success during an immigration application is important, whether this includes getting informed, increasing your confidence or choosing the right representation. Here are some tips for those looking to do all three when immigrating to Canada 1. Get Informed Depending on where you’re planning on living in Canada, take some classes to […]

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Immigration Blogs going Mobile. Follow us on your Phone!

We are pleased to announce that Niren and Associates Immigration Blog has gone Mobile! We can now post our immigration and visa blogs via Blackberry. So wherever we are, if there is important immigration and visa news, we can share it with you instantaneously. More importantly YOU can now access and follow our blogs on […]

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Our Canadian and US Immigration Blog is now on Technorati!

Our Canadian and US Immigration Blog is making waves on the net. We are now registered with Technorati.We look forward to bringing you more and more relevant information about Canadian and US Immigration and Visa news.   2zgdu3vei8

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