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How to Appeal an Immigration Denial For Canada

Did you know that if you are notified by Citizenship and Immigration Canada that your immigration application has been denied, you have options? You may appeal your immigration denial using one of several different methods or request that your application gets another look.  Important things to remember before appealing an immigration denial When you first […]

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Will New York Toughen its Immigration Enforcement?

Arizona recently passed laws that make immigration enforcement much more strong. These laws include allowing police officers to check the immigration documents of anyone they suspect is in the country illegally, and to arrest suspected illegal immigrants without a warrant. David Crary of KHQ reports that many other states such as Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, South Carolina […]

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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 […]

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Immigrant investor applications to be accepted by Citizenship and Immigration 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 […] Visaplace.com Canada […]

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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 […]

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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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Original Content vs. News Feeds in Immigration Blogs and Twitter

Many of you may have noticed that we don’t link to immigration news feeds. On occasion we link to immigration news stories published online but we never just “link and leave”. Anyone can do that. Without naming names, we have observed a proliferation of blogs and twitter accounts simply linking to news stories about immigration. […]

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George Galloway to sue Canadian Immigration Minister

George Galloway, a former member of the British Parliament who was refused entry to Canada for a year-and-a-half has announced he is planning on suing Canadian Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney as well as the Canadian government for damaging his reputation. Galloway was active in British Parliament and is known for his opinions […]

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New Canadian immigration program expansion for newcomers

Last week, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced a new program intended to provide new immigrants with ways to get temporary work experience relevant to their occupational fields. These work placements will be within the Federal government in order to help newcomers have a smoother transition into the Canadian workforce. “Newcomers are key […]

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