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I was Refused Entry to Canada because of DWI Charge in the US

My family and I live in the USA by Canadian Border near BC. My wife is Canadian and my son is Canadian. I am an US citizen. We all reside in the US. All of our relatives live in Canada (in-laws, sister law and nice and more). Now I cannot go see them at all […]

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I had a DWI conviction in the USA and my Probation Ended. Why was I Denied Entry to Canada?

Denied Entry to Canada for a criminal offense? My family and I live in the USA by Canadian Border near BC. My wife is Canadian and my son is Canadian. I am an US citizen. We all reside in the US.All of our relatives live in Canada (in-laws, sister law and nice and more). Now […]

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Entering Canada or the US? Get Ready for New Passport Requirements June 1

Passport requirements for travel between Canada and the United States Beginning June 1, the United States will implement the final phase of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI).  The WHTI will require all Canadian citizens and US Citizens to present a valid passport or other accepted secure documentation when entering the U.S or Canada. at […]

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Stopped at the Canadian Border or Airport and Denied Entry to Canada? What are your Options?

Being denied entry to Canada Depending on the reason why you may have been denied entry to Canada, you may be able to re-apply for entry. Generally, persons with certain criminal records may be considered as “inadmissible” for entry to Canada.  In other cases, a customs officer, known as a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) […]

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Denied Entry to Vancouver, Canada Avoided for US Citizen

US Citizen avoids being Denied Entry to Canada Dear Mary, Your immigration law firm prepared an application for entry into Canada for me last summer. Last summer I was told that I did not need the documents and was admitted into Canada. However, yesterday, I returned to Vancouver for the second time with a much […]

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Federal Court Judge Upholds Canada Immigration's Entry to Canada Refusal for UK MP

UK MP denied entry to Canada, decision upheld As it turned out, Mr. Galloway, the British MP’s plight for entering Canada ended yesterday as Federal Court Judge Marineau upheld the decision by Canada Immigration to deny his entry to Canada for speaking engagements. The Court found that Mr. Galloway would not suffer “irreparable harm” as a result […]

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Denied Entry to Canada Case Raises Free Speech Issues

UK MP Denied entry to Canada As reported in the National Post, UK MP George Galloway allegedly provided humanitarian food aid in the Gaza region earlier in the year.  The Immigration Section of the Canadian High Commission in London therefore denied him entry to Canada on grounds that he is a member of the terrorist […]

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New Passport Requirements for US/Canada Border Crossings

Canadians ready for new passport requirements In a recent study, it appears that Canadians are more optimistic and prepared for the new US/Canada border requirements at land crossings into the United States than are their American counterparts.The new rule that is being implemented by the WHTI as of June 1, 2009 has been pushed back […]

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Temporary Resident Permit Application Approved

Temporary Resident Permit Application Approved Stacey, Mike Thank you for all of the hard work and assistance you provided in putting together my TRP (Temporary Resident Permit) and Work Permit Applications. Honestly, I felt your services were worth every penny. I have no complaints. I cannot tell you how embarrassing it is to have these […]

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Should I have an Immigration Lawyer with me at the Border?

Can an Immigration Lawyer help with border crossing issues? Many clients when applying for any given visa/status at a P.O.E. (Port of Entry), or simply wanting to travel to the USA or Canada  like having a lawyer physically with them to overcome any issues with a CBP/CBSA or Immigration Officer that may arise.

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