Category Archives: CANADA VISA NEWS

Are You a Canadian Resident and Want to Move to the US?

Moving can be very stressful for anyone. Moving to a different country can be even more stressful. There are laws that must be followed when moving to a different country. Of course, there are plenty of forms to fill out, no matter what country you are moving to. If you’re a Canadian is moving to […]

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Cracking down on Citizenship fraud

Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander supported the government’s commitment to tackling citizenship fraud through measures proposed in Bill C-24, the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act. Under the new law, the government will have the ability to develop laws to designate a regulatory body whose members would be authorized to act as consultants on citizenship […]

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CIC announces it will give priority visa processing to victims Typhoon Haiyan

CIC just announced that it will prioritize the processing of applications from people who are victims of the typhoon in the Philippines. The press release stated:“Canadians are deeply saddened by the devastating impact Typhoon Haiyan has had on the Philippine people,” said Minister Alexander. “Our government will continue to take action to support those impacted […]

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Should you fill out Immigration applications online?

I love visiting the Canadian government’s immigration website. There is a lot of information about Canadian immigration and visas that is provided there. Lately, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has added a lot of “how-to” videos trying to guide people and encourage them to fill out their application forms right online.  They tell you that […]

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Refused Entry to Canada?

Have you been denied entry to Canada? Or are you worried about the possibility? Being denied entry can ruin your travel or business plans and cause an undue burned on your finances. The worst situation is when you find out you are inadmissible to Canada, even though you had no idea you were. The fact […]

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How to apply for a TN visa

The TN visa is for Canadian citizens who have a job offer in the United States. The TN can be applied for at the United States border, which makes it an ideal visa for many Canadians. However, the TN visa, though processed very rapidly, is not always easy to obtain. If you do not bring […]

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E-2 visas for the United States

The E-2 United States visa is a highly coveted visa because it gives a work permit for those who can invest in a new or existing US business. Many foreigners love this idea and realize what a great opportunity it provides. The applicant must be from a Country that has a treaty with the United […]

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Canadian Citizenship Judge Charged With Helping Immigration Consultants’ Clients Cheat

After a one-year investigation by the RCMP, a Citizenship and Immigration Judge is facing charges and is accused of giving copies of citizenship exams to a Toronto immigration consultant after stealing them. According to the RCMP, the judge allegedly passed these tests onto an immigration consultant in order to help their clients attain Canadian citizenship. […]

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4 Changes to the Parent and Grandparents Sponsorship Program

As you may know, the Canadian Government put the sponsorship of parents and grandparents on hold, allowing them to apply for something called a Super Visa instead.  Super Visa was proposed as a new and temporary solution for parents and grandparents who wanted to visit Canada. Using the Super Visa, they would be allowed to […]

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New changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program: Immigration Lawyer Michael Niren quoted

After it became public that the Royal Bank of Canada was allegedly hiring foreign workers to replace their current employees, the government of Canada has decided to make some changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program to quell some of the backlash. I wrote a blog on my view of the RBC story. But Human Resources Minister […]

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