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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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Newcomers with siblings get express entry points boost

Prospective immigrants with siblings in Canada deserve extra Express Entry points, Toronto immigration lawyer Robin Seligman tells the Lawyers Daily . Seligman, principal ... Read more

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Provincial nominee changes a win for Ontario businesses

Changes to the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program are good news for the province’s businesses, Toronto immigration lawyer  Robin Seligman tells  AdvocateDaily.com ... Read more

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Unfair citizenship revocation process struck down

Canadians should not be stripped of citizenship without the chance to properly defend themselves, Toronto immigration lawyer Matthew Jeffery  tells the Toronto Star ... Read more

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Carvajal welcomes the end of conditional permanent residence

The end of the conditional permanent residence provision is good news for immigrants in abusive relationships with their spousal sponsors, says Toronto immigration lawyer ... Read more

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Spousal sponsorship conditions removed

By Angela Princewill As of April 28, 2017, the condition that forced couples to live together for two years to maintain their permanent residency was removed. What was ... Read more

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New immigration lottery process causes problems, confusion

A new lottery process that allows individuals to apply to win a spot to bring their parents or grandparents to Canada is “fraught with problems," including some confusion ... Read more

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Lottery system for parent, grandparent reunification 'unfair'

The federal government's new lottery for parent and grandparent sponsorship has made a bad situation worse, says Toronto immigration lawyer Matthew Jeffery . Immigration ... Read more

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