Category Archives: Immigration QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

New age of dependent children for Immigration to Canada

Do you wish to immigrate to Canada? Do have children under the age of 19? You may be able to bring them as dependents on your application. Changing the Definition of Dependent Children On August 1, 2014, Citizenship and Immigration Canada will be changing the definition of dependents for immigration applications. The definition of a […]

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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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Immigration Interview Questions – Prepare Yourself

That time has arrived, you have been called in for an interview. Don’t be worried, prepare yourself to win. This is your chance to convince the immigration officer that you are worthy of immigrating to this beautiful country. An Overview of Immigration Interview Questions In order to obtain citizenship you must pass the immigration interview. […]

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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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How to find the right Immigration Lawyer

I was asked this question: I am looking to find an immigration lawyer to help me with my visa application but I really don’t know how to judge what lawyer is best for me. Can you help? This is an important question and is perhaps the most important because regardless of the type of immigration […]

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You are an immigration lawyer in Toronto. How can you help if I live far away?

You are immigration lawyers based in Toronto Canada. We are from LA, California. How can you help us if you are located so far away? ______________________________ This is a common question we get often. The simple answer is that it doesn’t really matter where you are from, you can be located anywhere in the world […]

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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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Warning: Immigration Consultants who charge to review your immigration documents

I have noticed a disturbing trend in the immigration industry where immigration consultants offer  people “file review services” at low costs presumably to entice people to hire them for the “full” application later on. I have no objections to this approach as a means of  getting more business. But…. Review my immigration documents please   there is […]

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Tales from a ‘Reluctant” Immigration Lawyer

Don’t get me wrong. I like what I do. Helping individuals, families and companies with their cross border needs is very rewarding and challenging. And I am proud of our track record and hope to continue doing what I do best for the forseeable future.  But the truth is that I wish it all weren’t necessary. Imagine […]

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Downloading online how-to immigration forms? A Short cut to real immigration Help.

I am all for education. After all, our blog is full of helpful free information for the public. Educating our clients and people in general about Canadian and US Immigration is a passion of mine. But should you Download online immigration applications? In the age of the interent there is a LOT of immigration information […]

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