Immigration Applications will Soon Be “By Invitation Only”

Canada’s immigration program will have some important changes soon. ¬†Under a new “Express Entry” system potential immigrants in economic… Continue reading

Deportation – No Appeal Rights Sentences of Six Months

Deportation is now a lot easier.

Previously, if a permanent resident was convicted of a crime in Canada and received… Continue reading

It Is Getting More Expensive To Hire Foreign Workers

Employment and Social Development Canada (formerly HRDC) will now be charging $275 for a Labour Market Opinion. Most employers of… Continue reading

Good News For Those Who Failed Their Citizenship Test

As of June 3, 2013, you can now retake the test rather than go to a citizenship judge. This process… Continue reading

Top Government Lawyer Does Not Have to Be A Lawyer

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has recently ruled the Attorney General does not have to be lawyer. This is… Continue reading

Study On The Challenges of Self-Representation

A study released this week shows that self represented litigants face very significant challenges. The study surveyed over 250 litigants… Continue reading

Big Fine For Misrepresentation

$25,000.

That is the amount of the fine given to a permanent resident who pled guilty to misrepresentation. Details of… Continue reading

Pollution Fight – Chevron Gets Stay of 19B Foreign Judgment

Interesting enforcement of foreign judgment case – a judge has apparently stayed the enforcement of a $19 billion Ecuador judgment… Continue reading

RBC Effect – Hiring Foreign Workers Is Now More Expensive

The requirements for hiring foreign workers was recently changed. This is in the wake of the recent news that RBC… Continue reading

Citizenship Judge Charged With Citizenship Fraud

An immigration consultant was also charged.

The fraud involved copies of citizenship exams being supplied to a consultant to gain… Continue reading