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A Robust Approach to Medical Inadmissibility

A Robust Approach to Medical Inadmissibility

  • October 16, 2013
  • Michael Battista

Author Michael Battista presents his own step-by-step guide for gathering evidence to overcome medical inadmissibility concerns of a visa officer. What would you do?

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Changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program -- July 31, 2013

  • October 15, 2013
  • John Petrykanyn

Obscure though some of the new policy around recruitment of temporary foreign workers may be, the author tries to understand reasons for the changes. To the extent he can, he clarifies new requirements for Labour Market Opinions and suggest ways of getting them approved.

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Lawyers React! Pre-removal Risk Assessments Stymied

  • April 01, 2013
  • Jennifer Luu

With the PCISA in effect, by the time refused refugee claimants are finally eligible for a PRRA, they would likely already have been deported to their home country. What's at stake?

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Lawyers React! Immigration Law's Entanglement with Criminal Law

  • April 01, 2013
  • Elizabeth Long Zahra Kaderali

Recent changes in criminal and immigration law make it more important than ever for practitioners in both areas to communicate. These authors comment on new criminal laws about pardons for convictions, immigration amendments about deportation and a Supreme Court of Canada decision.

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Lawyers React! New Biometrics Testing

  • April 01, 2013
  • Marvin Moses

Starting in 2013, temporary applicants from certain visa-requiring countries and territories who seek to enter Canada will have to provide biometric data before arriving in Canada.

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Message from the Chair - April 2013

  • April 01, 2013
  • Lainie M. Appleby

The Executive continues its efforts in working on behalf of the Ontario Bar Association Citizenship and Immigration Section.

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Message from the Editor - April 2013

  • April 01, 2013
  • Joy-Ann Cohen

So many new immigration laws have taken effect in the past twelve months that the government’s accomplishment, in creating and passing them all, calls out for response.

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Professional Corporations for Immigration Lawyers

  • January 02, 2012
  • Chantal Desloges

In the Income Tax Act, a professional corporation (PC) is defined to mean a corporation that carries on the professional practice of an accountant, dentist, lawyer medical doctor, veterinarian or chiropractor.

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