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Entering Canada with a DUI or DWI

If you have a DUI or DWI conviction, you may be inadmissible to Canada. It all depends when the conviction was entered, how many convictions you had, the surrounding circumstances and the reason why you wish to enter Canada. But generally DUI charges are a reason for being refused at the border How do I enter Canada with a […]

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Canadian Border Problems? Crossing into Canada

We get a lot of inquiries from people having problems at the Canadian border. Canada has one of the largest land borders in the world and hundreds of thousands cross into Canada each year. Most are admitted as visitors, students or workers but many do get denied entry. There are many reasons for being denied […]

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How to get into Canada with a DUI

Q. I have a DUI charge and I need to enter Canada for business. I am a US Citizen and was charged with a DUI three years ago. How can I enter Canada quickly? _________ A.  As someone with a DUI charge that occurred less than 5 years ago, you will likely require a Temporary Resident Permit (TRP) in […]

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Applying for Criminal Rehabilitation in Canada

Do you have a criminal record and wish to enter Canada? You may be eligible for Criminal Rehabilitation. Here are the rules Under Canada’s federal immigration legislation, the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, individuals applying for temporary or permanent residence may be considered inadmissible to Canada if they have a criminal history. It may be possible to overcome […]

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Entering canada with a felony conviction

If you have a criminal record such as a felony conviction, you may have difficulty entering Canada. Can I enter Canada with a Felony Conviction? Canada has strict rules when it comes to admitting people with criminal records. Essentially, if you have been convicted of an offence that occurred less than 10 years ago, in most cases, you are […]

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Denied entry at the Canadian border?

Have you been Denied Entry at Canadian Border? You are not alone. A lot of people wishing to enter to Canada are denied entry at the border for reasons of medical issues or criminality. For instance, if you have been convicted of a DUI, DWI, assault charge or another misdemeanour  you could be refused at the Canadian border.  […]

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Denied entry to Canada from the US?

Are you an American and have you been denied entry to Canada? Or do you wish to enter Canada from the US but perhaps have a criminal record? There are many reasons Americans are not admitted to Canada including reasons for medical and criminal inadmissibility. Americans generally do not require visas to enter Canada for […]

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Denied Entry into Canada With A DUI

If you are planning to visit Canada in the near future but have a DUI on your criminal record, be prepared to be denied entry to Canada. While a DUI is a misdemeanor crime in the United States, it is a very serious crime in Canada. If you have a DUI but intend to visit […]

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Can You Get Into Canada If You Have A DUI

Getting into Canada while having a criminal record for DUI is a common concern many Americans have. It is very important that Canada is able to effectively secure its borders and keep people who may be dangerous out, but sometimes people who post no threat to Canada or Canadians are caught up in this red […]

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How To Enter Canada After Being Denied

Being denied entry to Canada is no laughing matter. It can be embarrassing, and all of the plans you had in Canada – whether you were visiting family, going on a nice vacation or attending an important meeting – will be effectively cancelled and you have to turn around and go back where you came […]

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Your Options When You Are Refused Entry To Canada

Many people who want to visit Canada are often surprised to learn that one can be denied entry to Canada because of something like a criminal record, even for a non-violent crime. If you have a criminal record for a crime like a DUI or a criminal record from decades ago, you could still be […]

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Immigration Lawyer Michael Niren Quoted: Immigration Minister Kenney Wants more power for who is Denied Entry to Canada

We have mentioned Bill C-43– the Faster Removal of Criminals Act – which would result in the deportation of permanent residents from Canada for minor offences. The Bill, which passed its second reading in Parliament earlier this week, would also allow Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney more authority when it comes to who […]

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Anti-Islamic Pastor Terry Jones Denied Entry to Canada

Terry Jones, a pastor from Florida who made headlines when he burned copies of the Qur’an on the anniversary of September 11th, was denied entry to Canada this week as he attempted to enter to attend a debate on free-speech and religion in Toronto. Jones is the author of a book titled Islam is the […]

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Show Stopper for Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2012 being Refused Entry to Canada

As the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is underway, there is a lot of star gazing these days on the streets of Toronto. Penlope Cruz, Tom Hanks, and Canadian Rachel McAdams to name a few are gracing our city. The TIFF is a big deal for Toronto and for the film industry in general. Toronto is one […]

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TRP Application Approved for 3 Years

Good Afternoon Amandine, I am taking this opportunity to express my appreciation for the wonderful job you and your law firm did for my fiancee and I just received a letter CIC documenting the approval of my Temporary Resident Permit for 3 years.  I I wanted to say thank you very much. Have a wonderful […]

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