Canadian Embassy and Consulate Listings for Immigration and Visas to Canada

Canadian Embassy and Consulate Listings for Immigration and Visas to Canada
Click on the country in which you live to find contact information on Canadian Embassies around the world.
Asia and Pacific
Canadian Embassy in Australia – Sydney
Canadian Embassy in Bangladesh – Dhaka
Canadian Embassy in China – Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai
Canadian Embassy in India – Chandigarh and […]


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Canadian Embassy and Consulate Listings for Immigration and Visas to Canada

Canadian Embassy and Consulate Listings for Immigration and Visas to Canada
Click on the country in which you live to find contact information on Canadian Embassies around the world.
Asia and Pacific
Canadian Embassy in Australia – Sydney
Canadian Embassy in Bangladesh – Dhaka
Canadian Embassy in China – Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai
Canadian Embassy in India – Chandigarh and […]


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New lawsuit shines light on immigration lawyer fraud

Two lawsuits filed in Superior Court allege immigration lawyer fraud
We have written extensively about immigration fraud perpetrated by Immigration Consultants. Sadly, now it’s the immigration lawyer‘s turn.
According to two lawsuits filed in San Francisco Superior Court this week, an immigration lawyer defrauded thousands of people looking for a better life in the United States over […]


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Immigrant investor applications to be accepted by Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Immigrant investor applications in Canada
On December 1, 2010, applications for the federal Immigration Investor Program will be accepted by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. The program was suspended in June 2010 because of a backlog in applications, as well as to prevent a spike in applications after recent changes were made.
New qualifications for Immigrant investor applications […]


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Spousal Sponsorship “Marriage of Convenience” issues continued…

As part of our ongoing reporting on the Canadian government’s crackdown on “Marriage of Convenience” cases for Spousal Sponsorship, here are the latest developments.
In early November a woman in British Columbia was arrested on bigamy charges for being legally married to two people at once in different cities in order to sponsor two different people […]
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Study says immigrants vital to Canada’s growth

A study released by the Conference Board of Canada this week has found that immigration is vital to Canada. The 60-page report was just released and is expected to inform both the Canadian government and Canadian businesses on the value of immigration.
The Conference Board of Canada is a not-for-profit independent research organization that releases studies […]
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Canadian government targets higher immigrant numbers for 2011

The Government of Canada announced its plans for immigration in 2011 at the beginning of this month when it tabled its annual plan in Parliament, which is typically done before November 1st every year.
Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenny said in a media release that, “Canada’s post-recession economy demands a high level of legal […]
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Defense of Marriage Act deports same-sex immigrants in US

The United States 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) identifies marriage as only being between a man and a woman under federal law. This means that in the case of immigration law, which is a federal matter, same sex couples who are legally married in states where gay marriage is legal are still subject to […]
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Spousal Sponsorship Meeting on “Marriages of Convenience” for Preventing Sponsorship Fraud

Over Halloween weekend, Canadian Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney hosted a meeting in Montreal to discuss preventing “marriages of convenience” for immigration reasons in Canada.
The meeting was the third such meeting on immigration held by the Minister, who has been meeting with various communities across Canada throughout the month to discuss preventing […]
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Spousal Sponsorship gone Bad: Family and Immigration law don’t always see “eye to eye”

CBC reported last week that a Canadian man who was married to a Ukrainian woman for a short time now wants her deported.
He still pays spousal support for the woman, who he met through a dating website. He applied for a visitor’s visa (temporary resident visa) on her behalf, and married her shortly after she […]
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Anti Smuggling Bill C-49 too far reaching for Refugees in Canada

The Act
The Act is “The Preventing Human Smugglers from Abusing Canada’s Immigration System Act”.
Right now the Bill is just a proposed bill that would amend the Immigration and Balanced Refugee Protection Act, the Refugee Reform Act and the Marine Transportation Security Act.
It’s only had its first reading in the House of Commons.
The Purpose
In order to […]
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Immigration Services now in Orlando, Florida

We continue to expand our immigration services throughout Canada and the US.
We now have a presence in Orlando Florida. Floridians can now access us more directly by visiting to our Orlando website here.  Like in Toronto, we offer the same US and Canada Immigration and Visa services. Check out our new site or call us […]
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So how do your lawyers communicate with you?

Or do they?
A big, perhaps, one of the biggest concerns immigration clients express is the level of accessibility they will have to their lawyers. After all people are playing thousands of dollars for legal services that will have a major impact on their lives i.e., moving to a new country temporarily or permanently.  Sadly, the […]
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Immigration and Refugee Board refusal sends man back to Mexico

The assistant to a journalist allegedly killed during Mexico’s drug violence had been denied refugee status. The man was the assistant to Amado Ramírez Dillane, who was prominent among Mexican journalists and covered the drug cartel violence and the activities of government officials, leaving him with a number of enemies. He was killed in April […]
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Arizona welcomes refugees but hunts down illegal immigrants

Despite the state of Arizona’s recent proposed anti-illegal immigration law that was severely modified before being passed, Arizona is becoming known as a haven for refugees from war-torn countries like Iraq, Somalia and Myanmar.
The famous Arizona law had dealt with illegal immigrants, but thousands upon thousands of legal immigrants and refugees are welcome in Arizona, […]
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