Canadian Law Group

Canadian Law Group

The Travel Ban and its Impact on Canada

The last week of June 2018 saw a big legal uproar in the U.S. when the Supreme Court of the United States upheld President Trump’s travel ban from certain Muslim countries. President Trump declared the decision a victory, while many in the world, especially in Canada, focused on the alleged discriminatory aspect of the decision and refused to consider the motives of national security behind that law.

The ABCs of the Global Talent Stream

The Global Talent Stream is a work permit stream under the Temporary Foreign Worker program, designed to offer two-week processing times to eligible high skilled foreign workers. This program, piloted in 2017, was made for innovative Canadian companies looking for unique talent throughout the world.

Update on Asylum Seekers in Canada

The Canadian government recently announced its plans to renegotiate the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA) to change the laws of applying for asylum status in both the United States and Canada. According to the STCA, when asylum seekers would attempt to cross the border to Canada or the United States, the customs officers are required to turn them away, and encourage them to apply for asylum when they are back in the country they arrived from.

Why Brazilians Choose Canada

In the past thirty years, the Brazilian population in Canada has increased significantly, as Brazilians are looking to establish themselves in a country offering beneficial social and economic opportunities.

Suspension of the Québec Immigrant Investor Program

The Québec government recently announced the suspension of most of its immigration programs, including the Québec Immigrant Investor Program. The Québec Immigrant Investor Program allowed Immigrant Investors with a minimum net worth of $1.6M CAD to invest $800,000 CAD into the Canadian economy in order to apply for Permanent Residence.

Promoting Inclusivity for People with Disabilities: Changes in the Canadian Medical Inadmissibility Policy

The Canadian government is pledging to make its immigration system more inclusive to foreign nationals. Canada is committed to being at the forefront of ensuring accessibility and opportunities to Canadians with disabilities.

Promoting Inclusivity for People with Disabilities: Changes in the Canadian Medical Inadmissibility Policy

The Canadian government is pledging to make its immigration system more inclusive to foreign nationals. Canada is committed to being at the forefront of ensuring accessibility and opportunities to Canadians with disabilities.

Wanted: U.S. Tech Workers in Canada

Canadian tech companies are thriving in 2018, standing at the frontline of global innovation. They may be headed towards replacing the United States as the #1 country in technological and scientific advancements.

Wanted: U.S. Tech Workers in Canada

Canadian tech companies are thriving in 2018, standing at the frontline of global innovation. They may be headed towards replacing the United States as the #1 country in technological and scientific advancements.

Upcoming Trip or Layover in Canada? A DUI May Make You Inadmissible.

With spring and summer approaching, this means busy tourist season for Canada, especially with the snow now all gone. Approximately 18 million tourists are expected to be welcomed to the country. At this time of year, our Firm often sees a spike in calls from people who are booked for trips, such as cruises with a stop at a Canadian port of entry, concerned about the impact of a prior conviction on their ability to enter Canada.