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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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Michael Niren featured in the Law Times Magazine on Regulating Immigraton Consultants in Quebec

We have blogged about the need for regulation of immigration consultants in order to protect the public from fraudulent representation. As we have reported, it appears that the Province of Quebec has taken the lead in cracking down on unscrupulous immigration consultants. And we applaud Quebec for their efforts. However,  there may be a “grey […]

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Quebec to get tough on Unethical Immigration Consultants

Quebec creating new ways to regulate Immigration Consultants Quebec may just be the first province to implement regulations in an effort to stop the unethical tactics offered to people wishing to immigrate to Canada. According to the province, it’s far too easy for newcomers to be mislead into believing their immigration paperwork can be fast-tracked […]

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Canadian Citizenship Fraud allegedly perpetrated by Immigration Consultants

Number of fradulent Immigration Consultants cases on the rise As reported by Joe Friesen of the Globe and Mail, approximately 300 applications for Canadian citizenship directed to a single address in Mississauga, Ontario are subject of an RCMP Investigation. The suspicion is that applicants who live abroad may have retained the services of  unscrupulous Immigration […]

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Have an Immigration Problem but not in Toronto? No problem. Call us for a Phone Consultation.

Immigration phone consultations from Niren and Associates Are you located outside Toronto or even Canada? Do you need help with Canadian or US Visas or Entry to Canada or to the US? At our office, we handle immigration and visa cases for people located in Toronto but also ALL over Canada, the US and the […]

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Join us for a Canadian or US Immigration and Visa Consultation.

Do you have questions about Canadian or US Immigration or Visas? Reliable information about immigration is hard to find. The Internet is full of misleading and sometimes outright false information. To ensure that you get the right advice, contact us by email at [email protected] or call us at 1-866-929-0991 for a consultation. Whether you wish […]

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Live in Caregiver Applications: Stricter Regulation for Foreign Nanny Agents are Needed

Canadian live in caregiver scams on the rise Today, The Toronto Star reported on a work permit scam that is apparently on the rise in Canada – Live in Caregiver Recruitment pursuant to the Canadian Live in Caregiver work permit category. It sounds legitimate enough, but there are numerous legal issues involved. The Live in […]

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Canadian Immigration Fraud Warning: Beware of Unethical Immigration Consultants

Unethical Immigration Consultants preying on immigrants Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced a campaign yesterday warning Canadian immigrants about the penalties for immigration fraud. Intending immigrants applying for Canadian permanent residence and other visas under false pretenses can be subject to a removal order and possible criminal charges.

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Immigration Consultants and Immigration Lawyers: Who is Who?

Immigration Consultants Vs. Immigration Lawyers In our Toronto office, we often we get asked about what is the difference between immigration lawyers and immigration consultants. After all, both immigration consultants and immigration lawyers offer services related to helping people with their immigration and visa applications. Many immigration consultants in Toronto and elsewhere are very good […]

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Immigration Consultations soon to be offered by Video and Instant Messaging

Video immigration consultations available soon Niren and Associates, Immigration lawyers is proud to announce that in addition to offering personal consulations at our offices in Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo and telelphone consulations,  we will soon be providing Video and Instant Messaging consulations.  This way we can answer your questions in real-time over the computer just like […]

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