Thank you minister Hussen for granting relief from R. 117(9)(d)

Tuesday June 11th, 2019

This past Friday, May 31, 2019, while speaking at the Canadian Bar Association’s National Annual Immigration Law Conference, Minister of Immigration and Refugees, Ahmed Hussen...

Students beware: studying is your “job” while in Canada

Wednesday May 29th, 2019

The number of international students that have come to Canada to complete post-secondary education has increased significantly in recent years. Unfortunately, while many international students...

Canada Introduces Fast Track Processing for International Students: Student Direct Stream Updated

Tuesday May 14th, 2019

As more international students strive to obtain their Canadian permanent residence status by coming to study in Canada, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has...

Caregiver alert: interim pathway June 4th deadline fast approaching

Wednesday April 17th, 2019

This past February 23, 2019, Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Ahmed Hussen announced the “Interim Pathway for Caregivers” program to provide a means...

Saskatchewan opens doors for immigrants

Monday April 15th, 2019

Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) are becoming increasingly popular as a path to Canadian permanent residence. PNP’s allow provinces and territories to select and nominate immigrants...

Understanding criminal inadmissibility

Tuesday March 26th, 2019

One of the most important aspects of my work as a Vancouver immigration lawyer is to help clients plan an efficient pathway to achieve their...