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Angela Princewill lifts the legal burden from her family law, immigration clients

Nigerian-born lawyer Angela Princewill was called to the Ontario bar just hours before giving birth to twins, she tells AdvocateDaily.com . “It was the only jackpot ... Read more

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Positivity tops fear when training associates

Law can be a stressful occupation, but autonomy, trust and positive feedback tend to be better learning tools for associates and staff than fear and micromanagement, ... Read more

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Liberal immigration plan positive, but reduces Economic Class

The Liberal government’s recent announcement that it will admit between 280,000 and 305,000 new permanent residents in 2016 is generally positive but shrinking Economic ... Read more

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Liberals seek to repeal Tory changes on gaining, losing citizenship

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are getting started on repealing some of the previous government's sweeping — and controversial — changes to how people get or lose ... Read more

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Children of Canadian ISIS brides entitled to citizenship

The so-called "caliphate cubs" — children of Canadian women who have given birth to children of ISIS fighters — are entitled to Canadian citizenship and the women ... Read more

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Dowry dispute shows importance of articulating culture in family law

A case involving a dowry dispute after a divorce serves as a lesson to the legal community to document the intent of premarital loans and gifts in writing, says Pickering family ... Read more

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IRCC email guidelines are a good first step

New email guidelines for immigration officials are a positive step, but must be backed up in practice to stamp out communication issues with applicants, says Toronto immigration ... Read more

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Parent sponsorship program ‘unfair': Princewill

A federal immigration program meant to bring parents and grandparents of newcomers to Canada is slow and “unfair,” Pickering family and immigration lawyer Angela ... Read more

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Report highlights shortcomings of Labour Market Impact Assessments

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is right to highlight the shortcomings of privileging the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) as part of the Express Entry system, says Toronto ... Read more

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Job candidate accepted then rejected has meritorious HRTO case

An engineering graduate who was accepted and then rejected for a job with Imperial Oil because he wasn’t a permanent resident of Canada has a meritorious case at the Human ... Read more

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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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