Canada Immigration Blog

Getting to ‘Yes’ – a guide to reapplying for visas

Tuesday September 25th, 2018

As a Vancouver immigration lawyer, I often meet with clients asking for advice on how to overcome a refused application or even two or more...

When should I study in Canada? – Considerations for an International Student

Monday September 10th, 2018

As September marks the start of another school year, it also marks the arrival of many of Canada’s international students. Often for international students, coming...

Express entry optimization: profile of a successful applicant

Tuesday August 21st, 2018

In meeting with prospective Canadian immigrants, we are often asked what will help them succeed in the Express Entry selection system. While there is no...

Sponsor your parents and grandparents in 2019

Monday August 6th, 2018

Families hoping to reunite with their parents and grandparents in Canada will be ecstatic to learn that their chances of helping their loved ones immigrate...

Express Entry Alternatives: The Self-Employed Application and other immigration strategies

Monday July 23rd, 2018

Once upon a time, prospective Canadian immigrants were masters of their own destiny. They could make an application for permanent residence as a skilled worker...

Canada implements fast-track processing for international students

Tuesday July 10th, 2018

On June 8, 2018, the Honorable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) introduced Canada’s new Student Direct Stream (SDS) program which...


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