Travelling to Canada with a criminal record for hunting season

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2022 12:00:27 +0000

A criminal history may not be the end of your plans to go hunting in Canada. Although travellers who try to cross the border with a criminal record face a risk of being denied entry to Canada, there are a few options available to overcome inadmissibility. Schedule a Free Legal Consultation with the Cohen Immigration […]

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Canada’s immigration backlog remains at 2.6 million people

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2022 11:35:41 +0000

Canada’s immigration backlog remains at 2.6 million people according to new Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data. IRCC released updated data, which is current as of September 30, on its website on October 14. The inventory across all lines of business has progressed as follows since July 2021: September 30, 2022: 2,600,000 persons (figure […]

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Canada has lifted COVID-19 vaccine mandates for all travellers including those with criminal records

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sun, 09 Oct 2022 12:00:05 +0000

As of October 1, Canada has lifted all COVID-19 related travel restrictions This means unvaccinated travellers will now be allowed to enter Canada from abroad without requiring a test or needing to complete a quarantine. While this opens some doors for some, there are still travellers who may not be admissible to Canada due to […]

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Inadmissibility: How to transit through Canada

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 13:00:43 +0000

If you are a foreign national who has been arrested or convicted of a criminal offence, you may be considered criminally inadmissible to Canada. Even if you are only in transit through Canada and not plan to stay in the country, being criminally inadmissible can pose problems to travelers. Schedule a Free Legal Consultation with […]

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Can I visit Canada with a DUI?

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Tue, 06 Sep 2022 12:00:49 +0000

Under Canadian immigration law, a conviction relating to operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol can render someone criminally inadmissible to Canada. A DUI is considered serious criminality Schedule a Free Legal Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm Drunk driving charges can be prosecuted under a variety of designations around the […]

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How to get maintained status in Canada

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2022 12:00:28 +0000

Under Canadian immigration law, all temporary residents have an automatically imposed condition that they are required to leave Canada after their work permit expires. There is, however, section 181 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR) which states that temporary residents can apply to extend their authorized period of stay as long as they […]

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Frequently Asked Questions on Inadmissibility to Canada

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2022 12:00:10 +0000

Before entering Canada, the country has admissibility requirements that each foreign national must meet. Such requirements include passing a criminal background check and undergoing medical examinations. If you are a foreign national who has been arrested or convicted of a criminal offence, you may be considered criminally inadmissible to Canada. Foreign convictions and arrests are […]

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Entering Canada with a felony conviction

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 12:00:33 +0000

Anyone trying to enter Canada with a felony conviction on their criminal record may be surprised to learn that they might be considered inadmissible. This can be true for residents of any country who would like to immigrate to Canada or even just visit several years post-conviction. However, in some circumstances it may be possible […]

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How to overcome inadmissibility to Canada

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2022 12:00:52 +0000

Canada welcomes millions of visitors, tourists, workers, students and immigrants each year. Nevertheless, Canada has admissibility requirements that each foreign national must meet before they are allowed to enter the country. Such requirements include passing a criminal background check and undergoing medical examinations. Schedule a Free Legal Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm Criminal […]

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Can I enter Canada if I have a criminal record, but I’m a performing artist?

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2022 17:00:41 +0000

If you have a criminal record, it is likely that you will encounter issues entering Canada. If you are a foreign national who has been convicted of an offense or arrested, you may be criminally inadmissible to Canada. No matter the reason for travel, any individual with a criminal record is subject to Canada’s strict […]

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