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Time to withdraw from Safe Third Country Agreement: Jeffery

Since the United States can no longer be considered a “safe third country” for refugee claimants, Canada should withdraw from the agreement that prevents individuals ... Read more

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IRCC loosens citizenship requirements

Toronto immigration lawyer  Robin Seligman tells  AdvocateDaily.com she welcomes long-awaited changes to the Citizenship Act. Federal Immigration Minister Ahmed ... Read more

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New rules for citizenship come into effect next week

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Changes to the rules about becoming a Canadian citizen come into effect next week. As of Oct. 11, only those people between the ages of 18 to 54 ... Read more

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Canada-EU free trade brings immigration opportunities

Canada’s free trade agreement with the European Union (EU) is good news for newcomers to the country, says Toronto immigration lawyer  Robin Seligman . The Canada-EU ... Read more

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LMIA recruitment rules toughened up

Employers seeking temporary foreign workers have new hoops to jump through after the federal government beefed up the requirements for a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment ... Read more

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Program to bring gay Chechens to Canada humanitarian effort

Although it isn't clear whether a Canadian program that secretly brought a number of gay Chechens to Canada is considered a refugee effort by definition, if the goal of ... Read more

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Atlas Law Group sets sights on global practice

Toronto real estate and immigration lawyer Jia Junaid is an ambitious “girl boss” who is part of a new generation of women bringing a fresh entrepreneurial approach ... Read more

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Provincial nominee boost for low-skilled immigrants

Ontario’s new provincial nominee stream gives immigrants in low-skilled occupations a path to permanent residence for the first time, says Toronto immigration lawyer  ... Read more

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Program aimed at attracting entrepreneurs to Canada needs overhaul

Although he applauds the government’s efforts to continue a project to attract immigrant entrepreneurs to Canada, Toronto immigration lawyer  Matthew Jeffery tells ... Read more

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Alternative options preferable to Start-Up Visa program

As a result of the “bureaucratic hurdles” involved with the federal government’s pilot project aimed at attracting immigrant entrepreneurs to Canada, Toronto ... Read more

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Magazine profiles Carvajal's immigration law work

As Canada boasts dozens of immigration programs and every client has different needs, it is important to assess the strengths and risk factors of each case to determine the best ... Read more

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Citizenship revocation proceedings voided

The federal government will have to rewrite the law if it wants to restart citizenship revocation proceedings against more than 300 people whose cases were tossed out, Toronto ... Read more

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Trump's travel ban could boost refugee claims in Canada

Canada could see a spike in refugee claims at the border after U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban took effect, Toronto immigration lawyer Robin Seligman  tells ... Read more

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Citizenship Act amendments positive, but should have gone further

Although he welcomes recent amendments to the  Citizenship Act that revoke the “draconian security provisions” formerly in place, the changes should have also ... Read more

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Rejected applicants get second shot at permanent residence

Rejected immigrants who won a second shot at permanent residence in court should not be pestered over their use of ghost consultants, Toronto immigration lawyer  Matthew ... Read more

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Bill kills two-tier citizenship

The passage of Bill C-6 marks the end of two-tier Canadian citizenship, says Toronto immigration lawyer Robin Seligman . The bill, which received Royal Assent in June, ... Read more

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Immigration lawyers, clients welcome Bill C-6

The immigration bar and their clients are united in their excitement over the passage of Bill C-6, Toronto immigration lawyer Andrew Carvajal tells The Lawyers Daily . The ... Read more

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Foreign talent welcome under Canada's Global Skills Strategy

The federal government’s new Global Skills Strategy shows Canada is open for business, Toronto immigration lawyer Robin Seligman  tells AdvocateDaily.com . In ... Read more

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Immigration lawyers excited by Global Skills Strategy

Toronto immigration lawyer  Andrew Carvajal says the federal government’s new Global Skills Strategy has energized the industry. In addition to creating a new ... Read more

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Bring back entrepreneur and investor immigration programs: Jeffery

The federal government should resurrect the entrepreneur and investor programs scrapped under the leadership of former prime minister Stephen Harper, says Toronto immigration ... Read more

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