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. [Read more…]
The Government of Canada has confirmed that impaired driving offences committed before the coming into force of tougher sentences in December 2018 will not place foreign nationals at risk of inadmissibility or deportation.
A cornerstone of U.S. President Donald Trump’s economic policies was his pledge to re-negotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, which he has consistently referred to as “one of the worst trade deals in history.”
Canadian citizenship is a status that is greatly desired by countless individuals throughout the world. This is due to the quality of life that is found in Canada and the various important rights and privileges citizenship confers upon its citizens. [Read more…]
With the arrival of summer in Canada, the extensive lineup of festivals, conferences and conventions is set to begin. These events are usually quite elaborate and often require the entry into Canada of one or more foreign nationals to be actively involved in the necessary preparations.
New amendments to the Criminal Code of Canada mean foreign nationals and permanent residents who commit the offence of impaired driving as of December 18, 2018, will be deemed inadmissible and could face deportation.
Express Entry is the system that manages applications for Canada’s three main economic immigration classes – the Federal Skilled Worker Class, the Federal Skilled Trades Class and the Canadian Experience Class.
Prior to the introduction of Canada’s electronic travel authorization, almost anyone from a visa-exempt country could hop on a plane, show their passport or travel documents upon arrival, and be legally admitted to Canada.
There are many common misconceptions when it comes to the issue of criminal inadmissibility to Canada. While entering Canada when you have a criminal record is possible, there are a number of myths that need to be dispelled.