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Should a Canadian Receive a Pardon for Minor Crimes?
Though most pardons are for minor crimes, Canadians can be given pardons, or record suspensions, for many serious crimes — in the most recent year, pardons were granted for manslaughter, kidnapping, attempted murder, hostage-taking and arson with disregard for human life, among other things. A senior RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) officer wrote, “When a Canadian […]
U.S. Citizen Denied Entry to Canada for Film Festival
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 […]
Consequences of Crossing Illegally Into 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 […]
Canada Warns Foreigners of “Immigration Agents” in India
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 […]
Will Canada’s Stricter Stance on Drunk Driving Affect You?
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 […]
Immigration Scams to Watch Out For in 2019
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 […]
Entering the US After Canada Legalized Cannabis
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 […]
What If My Canadian Study Permit is Refused in 2020?
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 […]
The Most Common Reasons Denied Entry to Canada
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 […]
What If My Visa Expires and I am out of Status?
We were asked this question: What happens if I fall out of status? My visa expires? I’m still in the country? What do I have to do? Do I have to leave? Well, it’s a very common question, and unfortunately, it’s a very common occurrence. For many reasons a person’s status, either visitor, or work […]
Can I Apply for a Canadian Visa if I Was Refused Before?
(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 […]
Deportation From Canada – Procedure and Options
Deportation From Canada – Procedure and Options (Below is a transcription of this video) Hi, this is Michael Niren, an immigration lawyer and founder of visaplace.com. Today I want to talk about deportation from Canada. There are many people facing deportation or who have been deported, but you still have options. It is very important […]
10 Most Common Reasons You May Be Denied Entry to Canada. Explained.
Few travel experiences are more frustrating, inconvenient and humiliating than arriving in a foreign country only to be denied entry at the port. This is especially disheartening if you have arrived on business or to tend to a family emergency. Upon traveling to Canada, you may have been unpleasantly surprised with an entry denial based […]
Can I Return to Canada After Deportation?
Can I Return to Canada After Deportation? on YouTube (Below is a transcription of this video) Hello, my name is Michael Niren. I’m an immigration lawyer and founder of VisaPlace.com. Today I’m going to talk to you about what happens if you are deported from Canada and wish to return. This is an unfortunate situation for many […]
Declare Everything at the Border
If you are returning or coming into Canada for whatever reason you will receive a Canada Border Services Agency Declaration Card to complete before you land. If you are in need of such a document it would recommended that you seek immigration assistance before attempting to travel. Be Honest of What You Declare at the […]