What do Canada’s new DUI laws mean for immigration candidates and permanent residents? Tougher rules take effect Dec. 18 that could leave permanent residents at risk of inadmissibility

Amendments to the Canadian criminal code take effect December 18 that will carry more severe immigration-related consequences for permanent residents and foreign nationals convicted of an impaired driving offence.   As of December 18, impaired driving will be considered a serious criminal offence, entailing an increased maximum sentence from five to 10 years. This has several … Continue reading What do Canada’s new DUI laws mean for immigration candidates and permanent residents? Tougher rules take effect Dec. 18 that could leave permanent residents at risk of inadmissibility