Immigration

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 option, Toronto immigration lawyer Andrew Carvajal tells Latinos magazine. Read more

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 immigration lawyer Matthew Jeffery tells the Globe and Mail . Read more

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 the CBC. Read more

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 taken a recent Federal Court decision into account, Toronto immigration lawyer Matthew Jeffery tells The Lawyer’s Daily. Read more

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 Jeffery tells the Toronto Star . Read more

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. Read more

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 . Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more

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 lawyer Matthew Jeffery. Read more

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 . Read more

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

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 after his client's status was restored when the Federal Court struck down parts of the Citizenship Act . Read more

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 Andrew Carvajal. Read more

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. Read more