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Carvajal new president of Canadian Colombian Professional Association

Toronto immigration lawyer  Andrew Carvajal  has been named president of the Canadian Colombian Professional Association (CCPA), a not-for-profit group aimed at ... Read more

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LSUC decision shows need for dedicated counsel in refugee claims

A recent decision by the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) disciplinary tribunal recognizes the high stakes of refugee cases and the vulnerability of applicants, Toronto ... Read more

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Supreme Court says refugee claimant deserves second chance

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that a Tamil teenager who fled the violent aftermath of Sri Lanka's 27-year civil war should have his refugee application ... Read more

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Ontario's new rules helpful for business immigration

Recent changes to Ontario’s business immigration program reduce the threshold international entrepreneurs and businesses have to meet before setting up shop in the ... Read more

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Desloges Law Group announces two new partners

Desloges Law Group is pleased to announce that Andrew Carvajal and Cathryn Sawicki are now partners with the full-service boutique immigration law firm. Carvajal received ... Read more

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PM's mandate letter outlines immigration priorities

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s recent mandate letter to Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship John McCallum could change the face of immigration law in Canada ... Read more

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Don’t delay when sponsoring family into Canada

Applications for sponsoring parents and grandparents into Canada are currently experiencing processing times of eight to 10 years, so it’s important to get your ... Read more

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Employers should pay careful attention to new IMP rules

Employers using foreign workers need to be aware of updated instructions to the new rules in Canada’s International Mobility Program, says Toronto immigration lawyer ... Read more

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Seligman: OCA decision in Chaudhary ‘very significant’

The Ontario Court of Appeal’s recent ruling that will allow immigration detainees to apply to the Superior Court of Justice for habeas corpus to challenge their ... Read more

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Seligman to discuss provincial nominee program at Law Society summit

Toronto immigration lawyer  Robin Seligman will share her thoughts on the provincial nominee program at the upcoming 23 rd Annual Immigration Law Summit, hosted by the Law ... Read more

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Black market money 'the norm' for Venezuelan students abroad

After conversions from Venezuela’s  Bolívar fuerte  into other currencies through the state-run currency exchange commission were severely restricted a year ... Read more

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Course explores ethical issues facing immigration practitioners

Toronto immigration lawyer  Andrew Carvajal recently wrapped up another successful session as an instructor in the Immigration Consultant program at Herzing College, where ... Read more

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TFWP and IMP changes raise the risks to employers

New rules for the Temporary Foreign Workers Program (TFWP) and the International Mobility Program (IMP) raise both the complexity and the spectre of massive fines for ... Read more

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Desloges Law Group to offer immigration seminars in Colombia

Toronto immigration lawyer Andrew Carvajal will participate in an expo in Colombia this month aimed at providing information on opportunities to work or live permanently in ... Read more

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New rules around foreign caregivers concerning

The effective cancellation of the federal Live-in Caregiver Program makes it more time consuming and less appealing for foreign caregivers to come to Canada, says Toronto ... Read more

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Conservative reaction to refugee crisis appears insincere: Seligman

Toronto immigration lawyer Robin Seligman says the federal government’s reaction thus far to the Syrian refugee crisis appears to be strictly political. ... Read more

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Civil rights groups launch constitutional challenge against Bill C-24

TORONTO — A new law that gives the federal government the power to revoke Canadian citizenship for certain dual nationals undermines the country's identity and ... Read more

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Report provides details behind recent economic immigration applications

The federal government’s six-month report since it changed the intake process for permanent residence applications under economic programs is a wealth of data and underlines ... Read more

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Accuracy key to navigating Express Entry successfully

For experienced foreign professionals seeking permanent residency in Canada, the new Express Entry program will mean faster processing times, as long as applicants keep several ... Read more

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Desloges Law Group celebrates five years with Toronto boat cruise

Boutique immigration law firm Desloges Law Group will celebrate its fifth anniversary this week with a boat cruise around the Toronto harbour. The cruise will take place ... Read more

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