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Losing your permanent residency in Canada for not meeting the 730 day residency obligation: What to keep in mind and how to fight an appeal to the Immigration Appeal Division

Losing your permanent residency in Canada for not meeting the 730 day residency obligation: What to keep in mind and how to fight an appeal to the Immigration Appeal Division Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) requires permanent residents of Canada to maintain 730 days physically in Canada in a five-year period in order to…

00January 12, 2022January 12, 2022
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Spousal sponsorship appeals: Taking your refused spousal sponsorship application to the Immigration Appeal Division

Spousal sponsorship appeals: Taking your refused spousal sponsorship application to the Immigration Appeal Division Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) often issues refusals of spousal sponsorship applications when the overseas visa officer finds that a marriage is either not genuine or was entered into primarily for the purpose of immigration to Canada. In these instances,…

00December 9, 2021January 12, 2022
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Fighting Deportation from Canada and Appealing a Removal Order for Serious Criminality

Fighting deportation from Canada and appealing a removal order for Serious Criminality (Section 36(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act) One of the most stressful moment’s for any permanent resident or temporary resident in Canada is finding out that they have become inadmissible to Canada and are being deported from the country. Some have…

00November 23, 2021November 26, 2021
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Inadmissible to Canada for Misrepresentation and Appealing this Decision

What Does a Finding of Misrepresentation Mean for You? A finding of misrepresentation on your immigration application may render you inadmissible to Canada. A result of this finding of inadmissibility can result in a 5-year ban from being able to immigrate or travel to Canada. Client’s often approach us with this issue, and we let...

00August 5, 2021November 23, 2021
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What is Impaired Driving?

Impaired driving is one of the most common criminal offences in Canada. In 2017, the police reported more than 69,000 impaired driving incidents. In Alberta, there are also regulations regarding impaired driving under the provincial government Immediate Roadside Sanctions Program in addition to the criminal regulation. Dealing with a charge of impaired driving can be...

00July 21, 2021November 26, 2021
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Jatin Shory’s Opening Statement- House of Commons Standing Committee 2020 CIMM Meeting No. 5

Madame Chair Honourable committee members Thank you for the opportunity to appear before the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration this afternoon. Again, my name is Jatin Shory and I am an immigration and refugee lawyer, working at Shory Law in Calgary, Alberta. It is my understanding that the Committee is currently studying the impact...

00July 9, 2021July 9, 2021
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Study Permit Refusals

Why has my study permit been refused? Receiving a refusal by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada of one’s study permit can be devastating. Typically, refusals are issued for a number of reasons. Often individuals are advised that: In accordance with Section A11(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA), any person wishing to become...

00July 9, 2021October 31, 2021
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Criminal Convictions, Sentencing, Immigration and Deportation From Canada

Often, many Permanent Residents and Temporary Residents in Canada who are charged with a crime, are not aware of the consequences of pleading guilty or accepting a sentence on their immigration status. This information is critical as your criminal conviction and sentence can have a tremendous impact on your options for avoiding deportation from Canada....

00July 9, 2021August 11, 2021
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How to Prepare for your Spousal Sponsorship Appeal

Preparing for a spousal sponsorship refusal appeal at the Immigration Appeal Division can be an intimidating task. There are several procedural rules, deadlines, and document requirements that often go missed when preparing a case. We have seen many Appeals get refused at the Immigration Appeal Division simply due to clients being unprepared. As such, I...

00July 9, 2021August 11, 2021
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Domestic Violence

Life happens and mistakes are made. But one mistake shouldn’t cost you, your family. Domestic violence is something the courts take very seriously. Assault charges arising from these fights between husbands and wives can be tricky to deal with. “No Contact” and “No Go” Once the police charge you for domestic violence, and depending on...

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