If you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada planning on sponsoring your “true love” from abroad listen to this Podcast BEFORE getting hitched! You won’t find this kind of insight anywhere! In this Podcast I had the pleasure of interviewing an amazing immigration lawyer and overall excellent guy, Ravi Jain of Green and Spiegel LLP in Toronto, Ontario. Ravi took some time with me to share some amazing insights into the pitfalls that exist within the Canadian spousal sponsorship application process.
IRCC makes the spousal sponsorship process seem so simple that you do not need to hire an immigration representative. Well Ravi and I pull back the curtain on spousals and give you an inside look into the most common things that people do to unwittingly set themselves up for rejection within the spousal sponsorship process.
If you don’t mind being separated from your spouse for 3 years or more, please go ahead and file your application without listening to what Ravi has to say. If you are one of those people that would like to be reunited with your spouse the first time you apply…then tune in and be amazed.
Well done Ravi….
The most important topics covered in my interview with Ravi Jain:
- Strategies for inland v. outland filing
- Bad faith marriages (the two tests)
- Spousal open work permits
- Appeal process
- Processing times
- Levels planning
- The best way to reach Ravi Jain: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Green and Spiegel LLP: http://www.gands.com
- Spousal Sponsorship (outside Canada): http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/applications/fc.asp
- Spousal Sponsorship (inside Canada): http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/applications/spouse.asp
- Ravi Jain’s Double: http://www.theatrewhynot.org/about/ravi-jain/
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