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Medical Inadmissibility Rules Relaxed

On April 16, 2018, The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced changes to the medical inadmissibility provision of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. The changes will loosen the rules than deem some prospective immigrants inadmissible on medical grounds. The Minister said the medical inadmissibility policy, which has been in place for more than […]

Canada Has New Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

REPRODUCED FROM “THE GLOBE AND MAIL” A former Somali refugee is now overseeing Canada’s federal immigration policies after a cabinet shuffle Tuesday. Ahmed Hussen, who arrived in Canada as a refugee from Somalia at the age of 16, was sworn in as Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship at a Rideau Hall ceremony. He […]

Illegal in U.S. and Wish to Immigrate to Canada?

Abrams & Krochak receives a significant number of inquiries from individuals, who have no legal status in the country in which they are residing and who wish to immigrate to Canada. The vast majority of these inquiries are from individuals in the United States and the number has increased substantially since the recent U.S. election […]

Canadian Immigration News Update

AKCANADA IMMIGRATION NEWS 2011 is finally at an end. It was a year full of changes and new developments with respect to Canada’s Immigration system. This newsletter is a synopsis of all of those changes/new developments, which will continue to have an impact, well into 2012. I. PARENTAL/GRANDPARENT SPONSORSHIPS – NEW “SUPER VISA” Effective November […]