Andrew Carvajal recognized for work as Colombian professional
Honouring the month of July in recognition of Colombian independence, the Spanish/English magazine focused on both the professional and personal life of Carvajal, who was born in Bogota, Colombia, and has lived in Canada for the past 15 years.
A partner with boutique immigration firm Desloges Law Group, Carvajal specializes in permanent applications for skilled professionals and business people under federal and provincial economic programs.
The magazine notes he also works on all types of business immigration and temporary residence applications, including work permits, study permits and visitors visas, provides assistance to those who wish to sponsor their family members into Canada and occasionally represents clients on refugee claims.
Latinos notes that in addition to his immigration practice, Carvajal is a litigator who appears in a number of administrative tribunals dealing with such matters as professional and academic discipline and human rights complaints. He also represents clients before small claims court.
Carvajal, president of the Canadian Colombian Professional Association, is also a part-time instructor in a number of immigration consulting courses and is a regular contributor to several publications on matters dealing with immigration, refugee and administrative law, the article states.
He says his law firm’s philosophy is that every case is different and every client has different needs.
“Canada is a country with over 80 immigration programs, so when I meet with a client I like to do an in-depth study into the best available options,” he tells the magazine. “When I work on a case I assess its strengths and risk factors, catering specifically to the client’s situation and their actual needs. We take the time and put in the hours to do the job right, which is why many of our colleagues in the field refer to us their most difficult cases.”