Crossing the US Border

By Michael NirenMarch 5, 2008

Folks, just want to let you know I made my trip to the border crossing yesterday and was successful in obtaining my work visa. I believe it was your covering letter that tipped the odds in my favour. I would like to thank all of you for your help and patience (especially Stacey for taking all […]

Crossing to the US: Thank You!

By Michael NirenFebruary 25, 2008

Hello Vanessa, Just wanted to follow-up and let you know I did finally get down to the US and crossed through no problem. I did get flagged at customs (as I expected) but when I showed them package they read though and said everything was fine I could go though. They also indicated I shouldn’t loose it […]

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TN Visa for Canadians : Fast Track to Working in the US

By Michael NirenFebruary 25, 2008
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TN VISA BASICS It may come as a surprise to some, but Canadians do not have an automatic right to work in the US. Despite the fact that Canadians can enter the US as visitors without a Visa (although they need to show proof of Canadian citizenship and a photo ID and a passport at […]

Mariana went the extra mile for my Canada Work Visa

By Michael NirenFebruary 10, 2008

Michael,I just wanted to send a short note to thank your organization for assisting in the work permit process for Mimi Tinetti at WorkSafe BC.Mariana really went out of her way to make this happen and I wanted to let you know that I really appreciate her efforts.Thank you once again!Sincerely,Philip Phistry

The Interview Preparation Provided me Confidence

By Michael NirenFebruary 5, 2008

Hello Fadi, Hope all is well in Toronto. I wanted to write a short testimonial regarding your service. “I found the interview preparation the most valuable aspect of the whole process. It provided me with the confidence I definitely required for my application at the point of entry.” Regards, George

Yesterday my TN got approved

By Michael NirenJanuary 20, 2008

Fadi, Yesterday my TN got approved, Thank you very much for all your support. I appreciate your smart work, commitment, you went extra mile visiting our home to sign the letter. I recommend your services to all who seek help in immigration matters. Thanks Krish

Do You Really Need An Immigration Lawyer?

By Michael NirenJanuary 8, 2008

Immigration lawyers? But can’t we do it ourselves? I get that one all the time. When meeting with people interested in my immigration services, I am asked such questions many times. Almost every time, clients are surprised to hear my answer: “Why yes!” I reply. “Sure you can do it yourself” , I continue. “I […]

Love is Not Enough for Canada Immigration: Spousal Sponsorship

By Michael NirenDecember 12, 2007

Spousal sponsorship for immigration to Canada Many of our clients are surprised to learn that love is not enough when it comes to immigration. Just because you are engaged, in a common law relationship, married or even have children does not itself mean you are entitled to an immigration benefit. From both sides of the […]

Welcome to my Immigration Blog

By Michael NirenDecember 12, 2006

Thank you for visiting my Canada and US Immigration Blog. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I will enjoy writing it.My goals are to give you an inside look from a lawyer’s perspective concerning issues people face when it comes to immigration to Canada and to the USA. At my immigration law […]

Toronto isthe 5th Most Populous Municipality in North America thanks to Immigration

By Michael NirenSeptember 25, 2006

Toronto immigration increases population Due to Niren and Associates strength as an immigration law firm, Toronto, Canada has become one of the fastest growing urban areas in North America, and has been named the 5th most populous municipality behind Mexico City, New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago. September 25, 2006 — Niren and Associates […]

Canadian Immigration System Caution | Do Not Enter Without a Lawyer

By Michael NirenJuly 25, 2006

Do you really need a Canadian immigration lawyer? Canadian immigration laws are always changing and are often very complex – you may need a Canadian immigration lawyer. July 25, 2006 — Canada is a country built on immigrants. Immigration has traditionally shaped our society and our culture. Canada is among the world’s most generous nations […]

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