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Entering Canada with a Misdemeanor

Can I enter Canada with a criminal misdemeanor in my record?

You may be aware that it can be difficult for you to enter Canada if you have a criminal record. Most people understand this to mean that people with serious criminal histories will be denied entry to Canada, but this is not the only type of criminal history that can get you denied entry to […]

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NYC Border Immigration Lawyer

People are denied entry to the United States and denied entry to Canada every day when they try to cross the border or enter either country via an airport. As the largest international land border with over 100 checkpoints, they see over 300,000 people crossing every single day. Border agents are required to ensure that […]

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Criminal Inadmissibility to Canada

Can I be denied entry to Canada for a criminal offense?

If you have been charged with a criminal offense in the past and it led to you having a criminal record, this could prevent you from entering Canada. It does not matter how not serious or serious your original crime was, as any criminal record has the potential to cause you to be denied entry […]

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Refused Entry to Canada For A Criminal Record

Americans are often refused entry to Canada, usually because there is a criminal history or criminal conviction in their past that renders them inadmissible to Canada. While a criminal record is not the only reason someone would be denied entry to Canada, it is a common one.  Someone who is denied entry to Canada must […]

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Am I able to enter Canada with a DUI?

Did you know that if you have a criminal record, you could be denied entry to Canada? As a general rule, a DUI conviction is the type of criminal conviction that will get you denied entry to Canada. Even if you were only charged with a DUI and did not get involved in a collision, […]

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What do I need to get a Temporary Resident Permit for Criminal Inadmissibility to Canada?

The Canadian immigration department affords those who are criminally inadmissible to Canada (denied entry or will be denied entry because they have a criminal record) the opportunity to apply for a temporary resident permit, or visitor visa. Even if you are criminally inadmissible to Canada and have or will be denied entry, you may be […]

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Entering Canada with a DUI

If you need to travel to Canada to visit, to attend a business meeting, to meet with your family abroad or just to take a vacation, beware about traveling with a criminal record for DUI. Criminal records can be one of many reasons why someone would be denied entry to Canada. While not every type […]

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How can a U.S. Citizen visit Canada from NYC in 2012?

The friendly relationship between the United States and Canada means that citizens of either country are often traveling across the border to visit, vacation or go shopping. In order to enter Canada, United States citizens need only show a valid passport and then they are often sent on their way into Canada. However, this is […]

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How to Apply for a Temporary Resident Permit for Canada

  What is a temporary resident permit? A temporary resident permit is also called a visitor visa for Canada. It may also be referred to as a temporary resident visa, a temporary visa, a TRP or a TRV. You can obtain a single-entry temporary resident permit or a multiple entry temporary resident permit depending on […]

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I Want to Visit Canada But I Have A Criminal Record

Entering Canada With a US Criminal Record Are you aware that a criminal record of any kind could actually result in your being turned away at the Canadian border or port of entry – even if you’re a United States Citizen? Something like a DUI charge or a small drug possession charge (like a pot […]

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