4 Reasons You Should Hire an Immigration Lawyer
Do you want to live and work in Canada, but are debating whether you really need to hire an immigration lawyer? Technically, there is no legal requirement to hire an immigration lawyer to represent your case.
According to the Government of Canada: “You do not need to hire an immigration representative. It is up to you. Using one will not get your application special attention or guarantee it will be approved.”
However, you could be making a big mistake if you decide to go it alone. Below we’ve put together four reasons why you should hire an immigration lawyer:
1. Knowledge and Expertise
There are often very complicated legal procedures involved when you immigrate to Canada, and especially if you’re not well-versed in immigration law, we highly recommend that you seek out a professional who will be there to help guide you through the process.
Otherwise, you could run the risk of having your application turned down, which could result in even greater difficulties later down the line.
2. Deadlines Met On Time, Every Time
When you hire an immigration lawyer, it is their responsibility to ensure all documentation is present, correct and handed in on time. It can be all too easy to overlook a necessary requirement on your application (jeopardizing your entire case!), but hiring a professional takes all the stress out of your hands.
3. Affordable Fees
Most reputable immigration law firms will offer an affordable rate without giving you any false promises. They will genuinely care about providing you with the best possible legal service at a fair price – otherwise, they would not be in possession of that fantastic reputation for very long!
Worried about scam companies? Don’t be. Settlement.org has provided some great tips on how to avoid scams and fraudulent companies, such as the following information about what to do when hiring an immigration law firm:
It is important to work with someone who has proper knowledge and training. You can:
- Ask about their experience with the Canadian immigration process
- Ask for references
- Speak to people who have used them
- Find out if they belong to any other professional associations in Canada
You can also download this great list of tips to help you avoid immigration scams.
4. The best chance of success
Although there are no guarantees that your application for a visa to live and work in Canada will be accepted, you’ll be giving yourself the very best chance of success by hiring a qualified and experienced immigration lawyer.
We’ll let Michael Niren from VisaPlace explain the rest. He states: “We can vastly improve the chances that your case will succeed. We can make sure that your file is treated properly by the authorities and if it isn’t we will litigate if need be.”
“Our role is to be your representative for your case. And remember, it is the government who pays an immigration officer to decide the outcome of your case, not you, not me.”
Do You Want to Immigrate to Canada in 2019?
If so, Contact VisaPlace today. All our cases are handled by competent and experienced immigration professionals who are affiliated with VisaPlace. These professionals consist of lawyers, licensed paralegals and consultants who work for Niren and Associates an award winning immigration firm that adheres to the highest standards of client service.
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