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Top 5 Tips for Getting a US or Canadian Visa

(Below is a transcription of this video) So, you want to get a visa for Canada or United States. You want to work, perhaps want to study, or move there permanently? Hi, My name is Michael Niren, immigration lawyer and founder of I’m going to outline for you the top five tips to hopefully […]

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Electronic Travel Authorization Introduced for Travelers From Visa Exempt Countries

Starting March 2016, travelers from visa exempt countries (such as UK, Australia, France, Japan and Chile) will be required to apply for an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) before travelling to Canada. This is very similar to a current system in place in the USA, known as the ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization), which is […]

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The Philipines is the Top Source Country for Canadian Immigrants

As recently reported by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), the Philippines was the top source country for permanent residents to Canada last year. In 2014, Canada opened its doors to over 40,000 Canadian permanent residents from the Philippines – that’s a 30% increase from the previous year. In addition to that, Canada also issued close to 47,000 visitor […]

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