How to prepare for your spousal sponsorship interview?
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How to prepare for your spousal sponsorship interview?

How to prepare for your spousal sponsorship interview? There has been an uptick in requests for interviews by the Canadian High Commission offices overseas over the course of the last few years. These interviews are incredibly serious and unfortunately, many do not realize the importance of being prepared before actually attending the spousal sponsorship interview. ...

What can you do if you received a Canadian permanent resident visa refusal for medical inadmissibility?
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What can you do if you received a Canadian permanent resident visa refusal for medical inadmissibility?

What can you do if you received a Canadian permanent resident visa refusal for medical inadmissibility? These days, our office has been receiving a lot of calls regarding family members who are medically inadmissible to Canada. This can be due to a number of issues but lately has been because of chronic renal failure, or...

What is a procedural fairness letter and how do I respond to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada?
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What is a procedural fairness letter and how do I respond to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada?

Often times, when Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) find that there is an issue with your immigration application, they will issue what is known as a Procedural Fairness Letter (“PFL”). This correspondence from IRCC is an opportunity for you, the principal applicant, to clarify or respond to any concerns applicable to your file. PFLs...

Americans Looking to Move to Canada?
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Americans Looking to Move to Canada?

Being a pro-immigration country, moving to Canada is always a hot search on Google. This time, however, it’s our neighbours to the south who have been hitting the Google search engine by searching “How to move to Canada from America.” A recent Google newsletter indicated a massive increase in the number of google searches on...

Refugee and protection claims in Canada – what is Internal Flight Alternative (IFA)?
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Refugee and protection claims in Canada – what is Internal Flight Alternative (IFA)?

Refugee and protection claims in Canada – what is Internal Flight Alternative (IFA)? The refugee protection system in Canada is one that finds grounding in the 1951 Refugee Convention and its 1967 protocols. The core principle is non-refoulement, which asserts that a refugee should not be returned to a country where they face serious threats...

How to Prepare and Fight Against Deportation and Removal From Canada if You Are a Permanent Resident
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How to Prepare and Fight Against Deportation and Removal From Canada if You Are a Permanent Resident

Facing removal from Canada is an incredibly stressful experience and one that requires expertise legal maneuvering. Some times, a person may have no choice but to leave the country. Other times, there may be room to fight against deportation and removal from Canada. Below are the typical steps that the Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”)...

Delayed Canadian immigration and citizenship applications leaving Calgary immigrants feeling defeated
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Delayed Canadian immigration and citizenship applications leaving Calgary immigrants feeling defeated

Jatin Shory and Misha Pelletier announced a live chat discussion concerning the backlog of overseas spousal sponsorship applications in Canada that was held on January 29th, 2022. The conversation was hosted by immigration lawyer Jatin Shory, in conjunction with one of the leaders of the group Spousal Sponsorship Advocates, Misha Pelletier. Jasraj Hallan, Shadow Minister...