Seminar on Growth opportunities in Canada and requirements for Permanent Resident

On December 15, 2018 The Aga Khan Economic Planning Board and Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston hosted a session on the financial growth opportunities in Canada and it’s immigration process. The event included a general seminar for the audience that included...

CANADA – DUI/DWI Will Require “Rehabilitation” Application to Overcome Inadmissibility

Effective December 2018, new amendments to the Criminal Code of Canada will increase the maximum punishment for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Driving While Impaired/Intoxicated (DWI) to a term of imprisonment for 10 years. This increase in potential maximum punishment...

CANADA — Expansion of Biometric Collection

In April 2018, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced an upcoming expansion of the Biometrics Program, which first began in 2013 and currently requires nationals of 30 countries to submit fingerprints and a photograph when applying for a temporary resident...

Trump is making it harder for Canadians to legally immigrate to the U.S., lawyers say

By Daniel Dale, TheStar.com WASHINGTON—Canadians trying to move to the United States are regularly facing more paperwork, tougher scrutiny and longer waiting times than Canadians did before Donald Trump became president, immigration lawyers in both countries say. Trump is known...

Larry Kudlow: Trump Knows NAFTA Withdrawal Would Doom Stocks

By Rob Williams, Newsmax Larry Kudlow, the Reagan administration economist who also advised the Trump campaign, said President Donald Trump is reluctant to completely withdraw from the North American Free-Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada because it would send the stock...

Bulgarian and Romanian Citizens No Longer Require Entry Visa for Canada

As of December 1, 2017, Bulgarian and Romanian citizens no longer require a visa to enter Canada for tourism and business visits of up to six months. These travelers can now obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) if they plan to fly to or transit through Canada. Under...

Canada Makes Changes to List of Countries Requiring Medical Exam

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued an updated list of designated countries that require an Immigration Medical Examination (IME) as part of the temporary or permanent residence visa application process. Canadian immigration procedures require that...

Canada – New Job Match Service Announced for LMIA Applications

Canada has recently announced a new Job Match service that must be utilized by employers seeking to hire through the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). This new Job Match service will affect both high-wage and low-wage Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) applications....

Canada to Set Up Border Camp as Number of Asylum Seekers Swells

By REUTERS AUG. 9, 2017 MONTREAL — Canada has deployed soldiers to erect tents near the U.S. border to temporarily house hundreds of asylum seekers crossing from New York state, officials said on Wednesday, an influx of mostly Haitians prompted by fear of deportation by the U.S....

Canada’s Ruthlessly Smart Immigration Policy

By JONATHAN TEPPERMAN | JUNE 28, 2017 During a speech in Iowa last week, in the middle of his red-meat calls for a border wall and tougher immigration enforcement, President Trump called for something decidedly less sanguinary: “a total rewrite of our immigration system into a...
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