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How to Research an Immigration Lawyer

Five Ways To find An Immigration Lawyer

There are many immigration representatives who are available to help you with your immigration matters for the United States and Canada. But just like with any other professional service, you want to make sure you are getting the best help. It’s not just a matter of getting the most for your money – it’s also […]

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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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Hiring an Immigration Representative

Both the United States government and Canadian government have created complicated barriers to entering their countries. As the years go on, stricter immigration rules and regulations are introduced to make the process even more difficult. Sometimes entire immigration programs are overhauled, while in other cases the requirements that make someone eligible for a specific program […]

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More Foreign Visitors are Expected as 2012 Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Opens

TORONTO, ONTARIO–- This year’s Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival is officially opened. The 2012 Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival is a festival celebrating Caribbean culture and traditions.   2012 Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival The event that is regarded as the largest street festival in the North America is patronized by over a million spectators from around the […]

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Canada Border Services Agency Crackdown Results In Dozens Of Charges Against Immigration Consultants

Immigration consultants facing charges A former immigration consultant and two other immigration consultants in Winnipeg and Montreal are facing dozens of charges by the Canada Border Services Agency. According to this National Post article, the founder of Canadian Immigration Solutions Manitoba (later named CISI Canadian Immigration Strategies), Brad Jacobson, is facing more than 20 counts […]

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Hiring an Immigration Lawyer or doing it on your own. What option should you choose for your immigration application?

We have written extensively about this topic. How to choose an immigration lawyer; what information to ask a lawyer before hiring him or her; what to look out for etc.  The Canadian government itself though its immigration website at also has provided guidance on this topic. Overall its good information except that they say” […]

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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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Government of Canada To Share More Information On Immigration Consultants

CIC will share info on immigration consultants with CBSA and IRB According to the latest information out of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the government has created a process to  be able to better accept tips from people in the immigration industry and fully investigate rogue immigration consultants who are not following the regulations put forth […]

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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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Did you know it’s Fraud Prevention Month? Don’t become a victim of immigration fraud!

Don’t become a victim of immigration fraud in Canada Despite new regulations and restrictions implemented and proposed by the Canadian government over recent months, shady immigration consultants and other people attempting to abuse the system are still taking advantage of those who want to immigrate to Canada. Ways to prevent becoming a victim of immigration […]

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Immigration Fraud Costs two Men Up To $100,000

Two men face fines of up to $100,000 or five years in jail for immigration fraud Two men in Nova Scotia, one a Canadian citizen and one a permanent resident, are facing up to $100,000 in fines or up to five years in jail for helping people get Canadian citizenship and permanent resident status in […]

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“Shady” Immigration Consultant Arrested in Montreal

The Canada Border Services Agency has announced in a press release that it has filed almost 150 different charges against an immigration consultant based in Montreal. The consultant is accused of aiding and abetting people to misrepresent themselves and forging documents for those looking to obtain refugee status and temporary resident permits. The man provided […]

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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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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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