Every year, Toronto holds a film festival that is well known around the world. TIFF, Toronto International Film Festival, attracts foreigners from all around the world to watch the new movie premiers. Unfortunately, for many visas hold them back from being able to attend the TIFF. This year in 2019, a man who was in […]Continue Reading
Inadmissability: Canadian Immigration News
The latest news about inadmissibility to Canada. There are many reasons why a person may be denied entry into Canada. These reasons could include: Security Human or international rights violations, Criminality (even DUIs and DWIs), Organized criminality, Health grounds, Financial reasons, Misrepresentation (of any kind), Noncompliance with IRPA. For more information, visit our section on Denied Entry to Canada.
Illegal immigration is any form of immigration where proper government channels are not followed. There are many reasons why a person might chose to cross the Canadian border illegally. These include seeking asylum or fearing that the legal channels of immigration would deny a person’s visa. However, crossing the border illegally can have serious consequences […]Continue Reading
The capital of Canada, Ottawa, recently launched a campaign in India to inform and warn prospective immigrants of using immigration consultants in India. Ottawa is located in Ontario but close to Montreal and the US border. The majority of Canadian laws and regulations are made in Ottawa which makes this warning very serious. The immigration […]Continue Reading
As of December 18, 2018, driving while drunk, in Canada, will be considered ‘serious criminality’. This change is the result of amendments made to the Canadian Criminal Code. This new amendment has the ability to impact immigrants living in Canada, as well as, those hoping to move to Canada. The new amendments increased the maximum […]Continue Reading
Immigration fraud is always very prevalent in Canada which is why it is important to have knowledge of what type of immigration scams to look for. An immigration scam is something someone created to take the money of foreigners in exchange for a promise to get them into Canada. Scams can be found online, through […]Continue Reading
On October 17, 2018 Canada officially allowed recreational use of cannabis nation wide. Canada is only the second country in the world to legalize marijuana, just behind Uruguay who leagalized marijuana’s production, sale and consumption in Demeter 2013. Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, explained that the bill is focused on making marijuana harder for kids to get […]Continue Reading
Options for Those Facing Student Visa Rejection in Canada Typically, when you apply for a study permit, you have to show that you qualify for the course of study. If you’re going to a university or college, you have to show that you have been accepted. A letter of acceptance is usually the best way […]Continue Reading
Canada accepts thousands of immigrants per year. The Canadian government also denies many applications. Why would it reject people? There are a number of reasons why immigration officials accept one person’s application and not another. Read on to learn a list of the most common reasons people are denied entry into Canada. Security Reasons Canada […]Continue Reading
Our immigration lawyers are often asked these type of questions: What happens if I fall out of status? Does my visa expire? Did I overstay my visa? What can I do to keep my visa status? Do I have to leave the country if my visa expired? Can I stay in the country if my […]Continue Reading
(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi, this is Michael Niren, immigration lawyer and founder of Visaplace.com. We had a question. “I was refused before for a visa, and now I want to apply again. Can I?” Well, the answer is yes, of course, you certainly can apply for a visa after refusal. There’s […]Continue Reading
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