Our experience with the team at VisaPlace has been absolutely amazing. Special thank you to Nadia Bakhtiari whom we had the pleasure of partnering with. Nadia was attentive, empathetic, knowledgeable, professional, friendly and accessible. She provided guidance and kept us in the loop every step of the way. We were so impressed with the professionalism and exceptional client experience from VisaPlace that we partnered with them for both our PR application and our citizenship application. Thank you VisaPlace and thank you Nadia!
Applying for Parental Sponsorship for Canada
(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi. This is Michael Niren. I’m an immigration lawyer and founder of VisaPlace.com. I’m here today to talk to you about the new parental and grandparents sponsorship that’s going to be opening up, re-opening, on January 2, 2014. Parental Sponsorship for Canada It’s a very exciting development because […]
2014 Parental and Grandparent Sponsorships Has Reached Cap
Hi, this is Michael Niren and I am an immigration lawyer and founder of visaplace.com. Just an update on the parental sponsorship procedures no longer accepted for 2014, as well as, a grandparent applications. Parental and Grandparent Sponsorship Update Five thousand applications have been reached, meaning that there is a cap and it has been […]
What Are the Red Flags for Canadian Spousal Sponsorship Applications?
(Below is a transcription of this video) NOTE: This article was originally written in 2014. Hi, my name is Michael Niren. I am an immigration lawyer and founderof VisaPlace.com. Recently, there was an article in the Toronto Star aboutthe inner workings of immigration and what red flags officers consider tobe of concern. Cases flagged as […]
What If My Spousal Sponsorship Is Refused?
After obtaining permanent residence in Canada, it is very common for one to then try to bring their spouse to live there too. There are a handful of factors, however, that may cause someone to be refused spousal sponsorship. Reasons Why Spousal Sponsorship Is Refused Ineligible to Sponsor It is important to note that simply […]
What Are My Obligations As A Sponsor?
Many people are not aware that when they sponsor a family member they are actually responsible for them for a certain amount of years. Financially responsible among other things. This only begins once they have been accepted as a Canadian Permanent Resident. Beginning the Sponsorship Process So before you begin the sponsorship process just remember, […]
Canada Will Re-Open Parent and Grandparent Visa Program in 2014
Citizenship and Immigration Canada has announced that it will re-open the parent and grandparent visa program on January 2nd, 2014 because by then the application backlog and the wait time for processing these applications are expected to be reduced significantly. However, there will be different phases to the program and there will also be several […]
Can I Bring My Parents and Grandparents to Canada?
It’s not uncommon for people who immigrate to Canada as permanent residents, or for Canadian citizens, to want to sponsor their relatives to come to Canada as well. Many of these relatives include parents and grandparents, who are very important components of family for many people. Sponsoring Parents and Grandparents to Canada Canada’s family reunification […]
Bringing Your Parents and Grandparents to Canada
Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident who wishes to sponsor their parents or grandparents to come to Canada? You are not alone. Many people from all over Canada wish to sponsor their parents and grandparents to come to Canada and were extremely disappointed when the program was suspended in order to give […]
How do I bring my Parents or Grandparents to Canada?
Did you know that Canada provides Canadian citizens and permanent residents with the opportunity to apply to sponsor their relatives from abroad to come to Canada? Once sponsored to Canada, these relatives – which include spouses, parents or grandparents – are permanent residents themselves. The Parent and Grandparent sponsorship program was suspended a while ago […]
Sponsorship of Parents and Grandparents Program Re-Opens
July 2022 Update: As of July 4, 2022, the length of stay for Super Visa holders in Canada will be expanded to five years per entrance. Learn more here. Citizenship and Immigration Canada has announced that they will re-open the Parent and Grandparent program on January 2, 2014 and in addition, at least half of the […]
New Changes To Sponsoring Parents and Grandparents to Canada
Permanent residents and Canadian citizens from all over Canada are able to sponsor their parents and grandparents to come to Canada as well, although this program was suspended in 2011 because the backlog of applications had become too high for applications to be processed in a reasonable amount of time. The government has cleared out […]
4 Changes to the Parent and Grandparents Sponsorship Program
Update: This article refers to the year of 2013/2014. If you are interested in learning more about the current Parents and Grandparents program, please visit our page on the Parent and Grandparent program in 2020. As you may know, the Canadian Government put the sponsorship of parents and grandparents on hold, allowing them to apply […]
How to bring my Parents or Grandparents to Canada
We are dedicated to helping families come together. Citizens and permanent residents are now able to bring over their parents or grandparents on a Super Visa. As of December 1 2011, you may be eligible to apply for the Parent and Grandparent Super Visa. The Super Visa could be valid for up to 10 years […]
In Land Canadian Spousal Sponsorship – Case Study
Type of Case: In Land Canadian Spousal Sponsorship The applicant and sponsor are a recently wed couple who are attempting to start their life in Canada. As starting any family is often challenging, it is even more so when only one is able to work due to a lack of work status for the applicant. […]
Super Visa Application Case – Study
Type of Case: Super Visa Application for A Parent Details of the Super Visa Case: The applicant is a citizen of Pakistan who has a son who is a permanent resident in Canada. The applicant’s son recently had a new born child and as he and his wife both work very demanding and time consuming […]