Suing Schools for Post-Graduation Work Permit Refusals

2nd Sep 2018 Comments Off on Suing Schools for Post-Graduation Work Permit Refusals

…Education is not a designated institution, or otherwise one of the types of educational institutions Immigration Canada recognizes for purposes of postgraduate work permits. Even so, it appears that some of our graduates are applying for and receiving such visas, for reasons which we don’t fully understand. You should check with Immigration Canada or consult an immigration expert to see…

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The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program

13th May 2017 Comments Off on The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program

of transferable and available funds, unencumbered by debts or other obligations, an amount equal to one eighth of the amount identified, in the most recent edition of the publication concerning low income cut-offs that is published by Statistics Canada under the Statistics Act for urban areas of residence of 500,000 persons or more, as the minimum amount of before-tax annual…

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One-Sided Marriages

26th Oct 2012 Comments Off on One-Sided Marriages

…for the relationship to be found conjugal. The same type of criteria can be found in the manual. […] There is no single method of analysis. For example, money transfers, the combining of financial resources, the existence of joint accounts and the purchase of property in the name of both spouses are certainly indicative of financial support or interdependence. Something…

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Immigration Policy after the 2015 Election

15th Sep 2015 Comments Off on Immigration Policy after the 2015 Election

…care) for refugees, has caused the number of asylum seekers in Canada to plummet. During the same period, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has aggressively pursued a policy of initiating cessation applications against protected persons if they allegedly re-avail themselves of the protection of their country of origin. Indeed, in 2013 it emerged that the CBSA had a target…

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Establishing that Someone is a Refugee

19th Mar 2017 Comments Off on Establishing that Someone is a Refugee

…to avail themself of the protection of each of those countries. A refugee also includes though who do not have a country of nationality, but who are outside of their country of former habitual residence, and, because of the same fear, are unwilling to return to that country. Refugee law is very complicated, and components of it are the subject…

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Personalized vs. Generalized Risk

8th Oct 2011 Comments Off on Personalized vs. Generalized Risk

…are not prevalent or widespread in their respective countries of origin, in the sense of being a risk faced by a significant subset of the population. A good example of this principle can be found in Duarte v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2017 FC 500. There, the Federal Court found that unique ineptitude can constitute a form of personalized risk….

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CBSA Report on Inadmissibility to Canada

13th Sep 2018 Comments Off on CBSA Report on Inadmissibility to Canada

of offences on more than one occasion. At the time of the Intelligence Advisory the CBSA cautioned that should the visa requirement be lifted, it was likely that the number of potentially inadmissible people would increase as well. Mexico A44 Syria The CBSA Intelligence Advisory notes that the resettlement of Syrian refugees raises national security concerns. The Intelligence Advisory is…

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Comparing Working Holiday Programs

18th Feb 2013 Comments Off on Comparing Working Holiday Programs

Many young people from certain countries around the world are able to come to Canada to work on open work permits for specified periods under the Working Holiday Program (“WHP“). The WHP is a part of the International Experience Canada (“IEC“) program. The IEC also includes other programs such as the Young Professionals Program which require that applicants have pre-arranged…

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International Experience Canada

19th Oct 2015 Comments Off on International Experience Canada

…professional development related to their field of study and work for the same employer for the duration of their stay. Under the IEC Co-Op, participating young adults can obtain an employer specific work permit if they are enrolled in a post-secondary institution, have a job offer that is related to their field of study and work for the same employer…

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Should Family Class Applicants have to Pass an English Language Test

31st May 2011 Comments Off on Should Family Class Applicants have to Pass an English Language Test

…is an oral one consisting of a language section and a knowledge section. There are 70 questions, consisting of 40 language questions and 30 culture questions. Applicants are required to get 30 out of 40 of the language questions correct, and 21 out of 30 of the Danish society questions correct in order to pass the test. The questions on…

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