SPECIAL SERIES: Immigration Hearings and Appeals

Everything you want to know about Sponsorship Appeals with Rekha McNutt

Getting your immigration application refused sucks! Fortunately, you don’t simply have to accept the rejection and live with it. In this episode Rekha McNutt joins me in our first episode of our Special Series on Immigration Hearings and Appeals to pull back the curtain on Sponsorship Appeals at the Immigration Appeal Division. Rekha practices primarily […]

Pathways for Caregivers in Canada – Everything you wanted to know

Understanding the new Home Child Care Provider and Home Support Worker Pilots with Matt Aronson

Whether you are a seasoned immigration practitioner or new to the caregiver world, a caregiver yourself looking to immigrate to Canada or someone currently working in Canada as a caregiver and wanting to become a permanent resident, this episode is for you. Quebec based immigration lawyer, Matthew Aronson joined me in this amazing episode filled […]

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 […]

Express Entry – Tips to Avoid Disaster

Mark's best tips for navigating Express Entry successfully!

Express Entry is one of the most volatile, scary, and stressful applications that can be submitted to Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada. In this episode I share with you some of my best insights and tips on navigating the Express Entry process safely.

Refugee Law – Essential insight from a refugee lawyer!

Learning what the practice of refugee law is really like with Hart Kamiker

With the increasing numbers of refugee claimants crossing into Canada via the US border, the topic of refugees has become extremely polarizing in our country. As we approach another election year, political divisiveness and rhetoric from all parties will continue to dominate the media. What we are left with is a lot of misinformation being […]

What’s new with Quebec Immigration

An update on the major changes to Quebec Immigration with Immigration Lawyer Genna Evelyn

Quebec has gone through some fairly significant changes to it’s immigration programs. If you want to know how these changes may impact on Quebec based work permits and immigration, you’ve come to the right place. Canadian Immigration Lawyer Genna Evelyn joined me to share some insight on some of the significant changes that have been […]

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 […]

BUSINESS IMMIGRATION SERIES: Business Plans – An essential component to business immigration applications!

Why I now recommend professional business plan companies to my business immigration clients with Marianella Manzur of Joorney Business Plans

For the past 15 years, I have routinely requested that my business immigration clients provide business plans to support the various business class applications I seek on their behalf in Canada. I never gave a thought to recommending the services of a business plan writing company….that is until I learned how great an impact they […]

Parental Sponsorship – Are you prepared to win the lottery?

Discussing key problem areas with Immigration lawyer Ravi Jain

With the annual Parental Sponsorship lottery opening up in January 2018, the timing is perfect for an Episode dedicated to the Canadian Parental Sponsorship process. If you are considering filing an application to sponsor a parent or grandparent from abroad don’t even think about submitting that application until you have listened to what Canadian Immigration Lawyer Ravi […]

Express Entry – How to Score High on the IELTS Exam

Learn some key strategies from a past IELTS instructor Kris Enders

Are you a foreign national dreaming of immigrating to Canada through Express Entry, but struggling to score high enough on the IELTS exam to qualify.  If you are… you are not alone! Over 1/3 of the comments on my Express Entry Law facebook group (now over 80,000 strong) relate in some way to that darn english […]