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...

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...

What Are Your Options if Your Application for a Post-graduation Open Work Permit Is Refused?
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What Are Your Options if Your Application for a Post-graduation Open Work Permit Is Refused?

One of the most stressful situations for an international student in Canada is receiving notice that their post-graduation open work permit has been refused. Typically, this comes as a shock because the international student completed their studies with the anticipation that they had obliged with the prerequisite conditions for a post-graduation open work permit. The...

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...

Fighting Deportation from Canada and Appealing a Removal Order for Serious Criminality
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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...