Category Archives: Interesting Cases

Does Elderly Aunt’s Immigration win Re-define Canadian “Family” for Sponsorship?

After five years of rejections from Citizenship and Immigration Canada, an 83-year-old British Columbia resident named Surjit Bhandal will be allowed to stay in Canada on humanitarian and compassionate grounds. Bhandal is originally from India, where she has no family. Her sister-in-law is disabled, and Bhandal has raised her two nephews since birth. Canada allows […]

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92-year-old woman has been waiting for immigration application processing since 1994

The next time you have to wait six months to receive your renewed driver’s license in the mail and complain about how slow the government can be, remember this case. Many people who apply to Citizenship and Immigration Canada to come to Canada are people who are in great health, and will spend a long […]

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Self-Help, Do it yourself Immigration kits. A Blessing or Curse?

In the legal service industry, there is a clear trend these days of people attempting to bypass the “middle man” or purchase self-help “kits” at book stores or online that promise, quick and easy results for your all your legal needs. These How-To kits are relatively inexpensive and claim to provide step-by-step guidance from start to finish. […]

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Dwayne “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman Denied Visa Due to Criminal Record

  Manslaughter conviction results in Dog the Bounty Hunter being denied visa American celebrity reality TV star Dog the Bounty Hunter has been denied a visa to travel to the United Kingdom because of his criminal record. Dog’s criminal record stems from a manslaughter conviction from the late 1970s in the United States, where he […]

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Man Denied Canadian Citizenship, Wrongly Accused Of Mouthing Oath

Man denied Canadian Citizenship at Canadian Citizenship ceremony A few months ago, Citizenship and Immigration Canada implemented a rule that mandated no one could have their faces covered when they took the Canadian Citizenship oath. This meant that Muslim women would not be able to wear face coverings when reciting the oath, so that they […]

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Immigration Lawyer Charged By RCMP for Allegedly Coaching Clients To Lie

Immigration Lawyer allegedly encouraged clients to make up stories A Windsor immigration lawyer has been charged with fabricating evidence, counseling misrepresentation and misrepresentation by the RCMP following a police investigation that saw the lawyer and her assistant allegedly coach refugees to make up stories in order to stay in Canada. The full article can be […]

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Removal of Conditions of Permanent Resident Status after Three-Year Wait

Recently a client approached our office seeking help to remove the conditions of landing as an entrepreneur. This client had become a permanent resident of Canada in August 2006 under the Entrepreneur category. In March of 2008, he filed an Application to Remove Conditions as an Entrepreneur in relation to his business in Canada. Immigration […]

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Immigration Appeal a success and family reunited!

Dearest Mrs. Katherine: I am so happy and glad to hear about the IAD decision, that the panel has made. Me and my wife we would like to thank you so much for all the hard work you have done for us, from the preparation of the case to the wonderful work you did in court […]

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“Group of 5″ Sponsorship Application for Canada

Hi Mary and Subuhi,   Thank you so much for all your hard work and your professional service you provided for my sister Saliha’s Group Sponsorship Case. I reviewed the application and I am very satisfied with your service and I think you guys are excellent. I would not be able to handle this type application all by […]

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Olympic Hopeful Kaitlyn Weaver Becomes Canadian Citizen

Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney today welcomed Olympic hopeful Kaitlyn Weaver as a Canadian citizen at a ceremony in Kitchener, Ontario.  “On behalf of the Government of Canada, I am proud to welcome Kaitlyn Weaver as a Canadian,” Minister Kenney said. “Our citizenship is one of the most valuable things we can possess. […]

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