083: SPECIAL SERIES: Immigration Hearings and Appeals – Appealing the Removal of Permanent Residents for Misrepresentation with Rekha McNutt

Misrepresentation is one of the most serious wrongdoings that the applicant for Permanent Residence in Canada can do. In other words you want to avoid misrepresentation at all cost throughout each stage of the immigration process. And let’s call things by their proper name – lying is never a good idea whether you’re lying in […]

082: SPECIAL SERIES: Immigration Hearings and Appeals – Appealing the Removal of PR for Criminality with Rekha McNutt

It is not a secret that Permanent Residents can lose their status and be removed from Canada for committing a crime. In fact, a lot of people have heard some stories about PRs being removed from Canada for violating the law. However, not everyone knows specifics and details on how this removal process is done […]

SPECIAL SERIES: Immigration Hearings and Appeals

Everything you ever wanted to know about the immigration appeal process with Rekha McNutt

One of the most heartbreaking realities of practicing Canadian immigration law is the fact that not all applications submitted will get approved.There is nothing worse than having to inform a client that their application was rejected. Inevitably, the first question a client asks after being told about the refusal, is how can we appeal that […]

Pot Legalization and Cross Border Travel

What you must know about the legalization of Pot in Canada and Cross border Travel with Immigration Lawyer Henry Chang

With the legalization of marijuana in Canada on October 17, 2018, there continues to exist tremendous confusion on how this will impact Canadian marijuana users travelling to the US and American’s coming to Canada for a little “marijuana tourism“. The issue is complex for individuals, but down right maddening for multinational companies sending employees back […]

Police Certificates – Don’t take them lightly!

The ins and outs of police certificates with immigration lawyer Shirish Chotalia

So… IRCC is asking you to provide a police certificate. No problem…right? WRONG! Although obtaining police certificates for Canadian immigration purposes can seem like a pretty straightforward thing to do, if taken lightly, it can mean the difference between getting your application approved or rejected. In this episode, Canadian immigration lawyer Shirish Chotalia joins me to discuss the […]

Visa Processing – Navigating the Quirky Cases!

Discussing the tough scenarios with immigration lawyer Christy Jones

Visa processing can be tricky business. Although IRCC has taken significant measures to streamline the process and make it easier for us to file applications online and through the various processing centres, inevitably efficiency of process runs into a wall…..for some of our clients, it can be a BRICK WALL. In this episode, Canadian immigration lawyer Christy […]

Inadmissibility on Security Grounds – Removing terrorists, spies and dangerous people from Canada!

Interview with leading immigration and national security lawyer Peter Edelmann

Have you ever wondered what happens when Canada wants to remove someone they think is a terrorist or a spy? How do they actually do this? Is there a formal process or do they simply book a flight, toss them on a plane and fly them back to their country of citizenship. Obviously it is […]

Criminal Inadmissibility – So you’ve been charged with a crime in Canada?

Essential Strategies on Overcoming Criminality - Interview with Raj Sharma

Have you or one of your foreign national or permanent resident client’s been charged or convicted of a criminal offence in Canada? If the answer is yes, you have to listen to this Episode. You will learn what to do when you are charged and how to deal with the negative consequences if convicted. Canadian immigration lawyer, […]