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!
Are You Marrying a Canadian Citizen? Deportation May Be in the Cards…
Many people mistakenly think that marrying a Canadian citizen automatically grants them Canadian citizenship or permanent residence in Canada, but this is not the case. In fact, not properly following suit after you marry a Canadian citizen can result in your deportation from Canada. Woman Being Deported From Canada After Living in Canada 15 Years A […]
Denied Entry to Canada?
What to do if you are denied entry to Canada Even if you have all of your travel perfectly planned, a valid passport, have been to Canada before and have paid in full for your trip and accommodations, you can still be denied entry to Canada. […]
Canada Border Services Cracks Down on Marriage Fraud for Immigration
New documents show that from 2008 to 2010, the Canada Border Services Agency has opened 39 different investigations into marriage fraud for immigration purposes according to this article in the Winnipeg Free Press. While 39 cases doesn’t seem like a lot, many fraudulent marriage cases have similarities or often involve the same people who help […]
High school prank results in man being denied entry to Canada
Man denied entry to Canada because of high school prank from 20 years ago A man from San Francisco who has travelled to Canada several times without incident was denied entry to Canada this month after he went through seven hours of being detained and questioned at the Vancouver border. In doing something done on […]
What is the Medical Exam for Canadian Permanent Residents?
Depending on your application for immigration to Canada, you may be required to undergo a medical exam. In Canada, permanent residents usually have to undergo a medical exam, which will determine if the person’s health is a danger to the public or will be an excessive demand on Canadian health and social services. This can […]
Canadian immigration application refused on medical grounds: autistic teenager
Couple denied permanent residence despite son not immigrating to Canada. Robert and Pauline Crowe of England have been deemed inadmissible to Canada because Robert has an autistic son – a son who he does not have primary custody of and who would never move to Canada anyway. Lewis Crowe, 17, lives with his mother in […]
Toronto Student Deported from Canada
Toronto student deported from Canada to Mexico We reported earlier about a Mexican student facing deportation in Toronto. A Toronto student whose refugee claims were denied and paperwork improperly completed has been deported from Canada, despite the community and various non-profit organizations rallying around him in support. Daniel Garcia’s immigration lawyer died between filing his […]
Toronto Student Facing Deportation From Canada
Community rallies around student facing deportation from Canada An 18-year-old student in Toronto is facing deportation from Canada back to his native Mexico. About four days ago, Daniel Garcia was detained when asked for identification during a random police check. Garcia came to Canada in 2007 and applied for refugee status with his sister, saying […]
Medically Exempt Countries for Canada Temporary Visas
Canadian Medical Examination Countries List Citizens from a total of 175 countries, including Mexico, Croatia and the Bahamas can now enter Canada without medical examinations according to the IRCC. “We are committed to ensuring there is a balance between welcoming visitors and newcomers to Canada while protecting the health and security of Canadians. CIC uses […]
Canadian-born man faces deportation from unusual immigration law
Canadian-born man faces deportation: Can you be deported from Canada if you’re born here? Apparently. It is not unusual for foreign-born people living in Canada as Permanent Residents who run into trouble with the law face to face immigration troubles, and even less unusual for them to face deportation from Canada if the crimes are […]
Why Was My Canadian Tourist Visa Refused? Paragraph 179 (b) IRPR
When you apply for a Canadian visitor visa there is a chance it could be denied for no apparent reason. The reason lies beneath a section of Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations that allows officers to reject the visitor visa application without explaining why. If your Canadian tourist visa was refused without a refusal […]
Canada apologizes to India after Visa Refusals
Visa Refusals lead to apology from Canadian government Canadian Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney recently apologized for the decisions of Canadian Visa officers in India to reject the applications of several Indian nationals because of their prior military services. In a statement, Minister Kenney said, “Canada has the highest regard for India, its […]
My Canadian Permanent Resident Application Was Refused. What Should I Do Now?
There are many reasons why someone’s permanent residency application could be refused. A PR application could be refused because of criminality, health, misrepresentation, not meeting eligibility requirements, not providing with right documents or having incomplete or inconsistent forms, losing documents, missing deadlines, or confronting a mistake committed by IRCC or Immigration officers. What To Do […]
Stopped at the Canadian Border or Airport and Denied Entry to Canada? What are your Options?
Being denied entry to Canada Depending on the reason why you may have been denied entry to Canada, you may be able to re-apply for entry. Generally, persons with certain criminal records may be considered as “inadmissible” for entry to Canada. In other cases, a customs officer, known as a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) […]
Facing Deportation from Canada? Reasons Why, Appealing, How to Return
About Deportation From Canada At our office, we handle many deportations from Canada cases. The Canadian government department responsible for deportation from Canada and removals is the Canadian Border and Services Agency (CBSA). The CBSA is, among other things, in charge of protecting our borders from inadmissible persons and proceeding with removals against inadmissible persons […]