Category Archives: immigration blog

Chinese Investor Lawsuits Get Thrown Out

As recently reported by The Globe & Mail – A Federal Court judge has ruled against more than 1,000 wealthy Chinese who tried to immigrate to Canada under the newly terminated Immigrant Investor Program. The inventors then later attempted to seek legal compensation for their inconvenience. Immigrant Investor Law Suits Get Dismissed “[T]here is no […]

Continue Reading By: Michael Niren

Blogging for Immigration Lawyers: Get Green

This post is dedicated to my fellow immigration lawyers and immigration practitioners who are increasingly relying on the internet to find prospective clients. These days most of us in one way or the other need to be online to maintain, grow and expand our reach.   So I just wanted to share some wisdom I obtained […]

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Immigrant in U.S Fights To Become A Lawyer

Sergio Garcia, like many others in the U.S arrived here with his family illegally. When he arrived in the U.S  he worked in the field picking almonds with his father. He aspired to be much more and couldn’t see himself picking almonds for the rest of his life, he knew he was able to accomplish […]

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5 Famous People Who Have Had Immigration Problems

The problems often associated with immigration are nothing new and certainly does not exclude those in the spotlight. Here is a list of 5 well documented immigration cases that involved 5 very famous people. John Lennon and Yoko Ono They were served with Deportation papers in 1972. Lennon  should have not been let into the […]

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Top 5 Questions People ask about Canadian Immigration

There are numerous questions one would have regarding Immigration. Whether it is how to fill out an application or how long their application process would take. Here is a list of the top 5 questions we often get: 1. Why Immigrate to Canada? Out of all the countries, why immigrate to Canada? Canada has been […]

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Did Robert DeNiro’s Immigration Jokes Cost Him An Award?

In 2011, Robert DeNiro was honoured with a Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, which is given to people for a lifetime achievement in the film industry.  During his acceptance speech for the award, he gave us a few jokes about immigration and deportation, including the waitstaff at the event, members of the Hollywood Foreign […]

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Immigration Consultation for Toronto Office

Dear Fadi,  This is a followup to our recent telephone consultation. Thank you for your patience and for explaining the immigration issues and process in a “user friendly” manner. You were clear, articulate and precise. I appreciate these attributes when sourcing information. As well, your followup email stated that I could be in touch if […]

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Expedited services for citizenship preparation and naturalization application

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is allocating an estimated amount of $5 million in funding for its program that aims at promoting top-level services for citizenship preparation and  naturalization application. The availability of the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program widens the range of services in the communities across the country in addressing […]

Continue Reading By: Sam Moser

Do it yourself immigration? Why use a lawyer?

I have re-posted this information below from our FAQ section of our site. I am seeing a concerning trend in the immigration industry of consultants trying to make a quick buck by offering “immigration kits” or do-it-yourself guides that can be downloaded online. Immigration kits are what I consider the half way mark between doing […]

Continue Reading By: Michael Niren

Happy Ramadan to our Muslim Clients and Friends

Also known as Ramadhan or Ramzan, Ramadan marks the ninth month of the lunar Islamic calendar that lasts between 29 to 30 days depending on the visual sightings of the crescent moon. Practically every Muslim in Canada during this period customarily takes part in prayer, fasting, and charity-giving. Muslims who are fasting refrain from eating, […]

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