What do Canada’s new DUI laws mean for immigration candidates and permanent residents?

Credit to Author: Stephen Sherman| Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:19:45 +0000

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 […]

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Canada’s Express Entry system and criminal inadmissibility: What you need to know


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. Candidates are ranked on the basis of points awarded for their so-called human capital and other factors and only individuals who score above a […]

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