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Denied entry to Canada due to a 30 year old conviction!

Although I had traveled to Canada many times over the years, I was denied entry in Jan 2013 due to a 30+ year old conviction in the states.

While I was at first reluctant to work with an attorney I had contacted over the Internet, I was very pleased with my decision to use Niren and Associates.

After an iniital consultation with Shabnam, it became clear that I would need to apply for both a TRP and Criminal Rehabilitation. With the assistance od Shabnam and her team, I was granted a TRP at a Port of Entry and can now resume my business trips to Canada.

While the application for a Criminal Rehabilitation will take more time, I am confident that we’ll succeed in getting approval for this as well. Thanks Shabnam for all your help and guidance!


Thank you for your kind words! We are thrilled your TRP was approved so you were able to enter Canada and will work hard so that your Rehabilitation Application will also get approved.  It is amazing how such an old conviction can cause issues at the Canadian border. Thank you for trusting us to help you!


Michael Niren

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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