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How to Reapply for a Canadian Tourist Visa After Being Rejected

By Michael NirenFebruary 3, 2020
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Canadian tourist visas can be very difficult to get. If you apply for one, you could find that your application has been rejected. If this happens, what can you do? Reapplying after any Canadian visa denial is always an option. Don’t forget this option, even though being denied a Canadian visa can be very frustrating and upsetting. […]

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LMIA Processing Time: Temporary Foreign Worker Program 2020

By Michael NirenFebruary 20, 2020
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The Canadian Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) has been under intense media coverage over the last few months. The Labour Market Impact Assessments (LMIAs) is one of the changes still in effect in 2019. In most cases,  employers require government approval before hiring a foreign worker now called a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA), formerly […]

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Why Are People Denied Entry to the US?

By Michael NirenApril 25, 2018
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Many travelers are surprised to find out that people can be denied entry to the United States and are even more surprised when it happens to them. But the truth is, people are denied entry to the United States every single day and for a variety of different reasons. When someone is denied entry to […]

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What If My Canadian Study Permit is Refused in 2020?

By Michael NirenMarch 2, 2020
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After being accepted to a University or College course in Canada, you will need to apply for a study permit. Once you have obtained a study permit, you are able to enter Canada. Typically, when you apply for a study permit, you have to show that you qualify for the course of study. If you’re […]

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Secrets to a Successful Canadian Visitor Visa Application 2020

By Michael NirenJanuary 2, 2020
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Secrets to a successful visitor visa application. A lot of people who are applying for a Canadian visitor visa are nervous whether or not they will succeed. Will they get a visa? Will they get refused? After all, applying for a visitor visa can be nerve-wracking. How Do I Know if My Canadian Visitor Visa […]

Important Changes to the Express Entry Program 2016

By Michael NirenDecember 2, 2016

The government of Canada has introduced a major change in its express entry category. As you know, express entry is a key category for the applicant who would like to immigrate to Canada. Its requirements are based on your skill, experience, and education, and it has attracted many applicants around the world. Many have been […]

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3 Reasons Why Your L-1 Visa Could Get Rejected in 2020

By Michael NirenFebruary 3, 2020
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Does your company need the specialized knowledge of one of its employees from a branch outside of the US? An L-1 visa enables you to bring just such an employee over. There are two types of L-1 Visas: the L-1A and the L-1B. However, just because you’ve got a compelling case for bringing over an […]

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Your Complete List of Truck Driver Visa Requirements in Canada 2020

By Michael NirenDecember 28, 2019
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What if there was a job that enabled you to travel all over the country with a good salary? You might say, “That sounds great, but I bet it’s a scam.” It’s not. The Canadian trucking industry needs drivers as the workforce ages or seeks employment opportunities closer to home. Newcomers to Canada with clean […]

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Trump and the Future of Immigration Under NAFTA

By Michael NirenDecember 19, 2019
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Uncertainty and confusion continue to fill the air following Donald Trump’s win of the 2016 US Presidential Election last week. One area quite inflated with such air is immigration. In addition to pursuing massive deportation of undocumented aliens and building the ‘wall’, Trump has pledged to scrap or at least “re-negotiate” the North American Free […]

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What Are the LMIA Application Fees and Wait Times?

By Michael NirenFebruary 20, 2020
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If you’re planning on hiring foreign workers under Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), you most likely need a labour market impact assessment (LMIA). And if you’ve never applied for one before, you most likely have a number of questions about the LMIA requirements as well as the process. How much does it cost? How […]

Need Immigration Help? Make sure you do your homework first.

By Michael NirenNovember 10, 2016

By Whitney Luna With the news of Donald  Trump winning the US election, our office has received an influx of calls from Americans considering their options for  immigration to Canada.  The day after the election, our intake staff booked many consultations with American citizens within the first hour of business.  Many were claiming that they didn’t […]

How 4 Years of President Trump Could Affect Canada

By Michael NirenNovember 10, 2016

It’s been said that when America sneezes, Canada comes down with a cold. Many people have that in mind in light of the recent election results, in which Donald Trump became president of the US. Millions of Canadians are asking themselves right now what a Trump presidency means for Canada. Within hours of Trump’s election, […]

Trump Wins the Presidency and the Canadian Government’s Immigration Site Crashes

By Michael NirenNovember 9, 2016

What a night! On the eve of the election of the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump beats Hillary Clinton for the presidency against all odds. The political pundits were united in their predictions that Clinton would handily win this one….but they were wrong. As millions watched the media networks tally up […]

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“If Trump Wins I’m Moving to Canada” — Here’s How to Do it

By Michael NirenNovember 9, 2016
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*** UPDATE: This post was originally written on March 11, 2016. As of November 8, 2016, Donald Trump is now the President-elect of the United States of America. If this is reason enough for you to consider immigrating to Canada, please scroll down to “What Types of Visas Are Available?” for more information. *** Donald […]

Canada May See 320,000 New Permanent Residents in 2017. What Does This Mean?

By Michael NirenJanuary 3, 2020

Canada may see 320,000 new permanent residents in 2017. What does this mean? The general population mostly won’t notice, but these numbers may impact those seeking work in Canada. How will this impact Foreign Workers? Foreign workers will have to try and maximize their Comprehensive Ranking System (“CRS”) points (i.e. enhance language skills and education […]

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