Refused Entry to Canada?
Have you been denied entry to Canada? Or are you worried about the possibility? Being denied entry can ruin your travel or business plans and cause an undue burned on your finances. The worst situation is when you find out you are inadmissible to Canada, even though you had no idea you were. The fact is that numerous people are denied entry to Canada everyday, no matter who they are or where they are from–many issues can cause this, especially having a criminal record. If you want to enter Canada, but worry about being denied entry for being inadmissible, keep reading.
If you gave been denied entry to Canada you have two options:
- Apply for a temporary resident permit
- Apply for criminal rehabilitation
A temporary resident permit is, as is obviously states, temporary. However, it is a great way to enter Canada for a short period of time. It is a very quick application process but sometimes these permits are hard to attain.
The application for criminal rehabilitation is much longer and more difficult. However, this is a permanent solution to entry to Canada.
If you are inadmissible to Canada, there are a number of factors that can cause this process to be difficult. The age of your criminal record being one of them. It should make you feel better knowing that at least you have options.
If you are refused entry to Canada, you should speak with a licensed immigration lawyer who has experience dealing with these situations. With more than 15 years experience in US-Canada immigration, we are a great option for you. Give us a call!
About Michael Niren
Michael is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association’s Citizenship and Immigration Section and the Associate Member of the American Bar Association. Read more
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