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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 […]

Immigration consultant arrested

The RCMP has arrested a Quebec immigration consultant accused of providing Canadian citizenship and immigration documents to hundreds of residents of Middle East countries who then collected tax benefits from Ottawa. Ahmad El-Akhal, 62, was arrested in Montreal on Thursday following a 2½-year investigation by the RCMP’s Immigration and Passport and Commercial Crimes sections. His […]

It’s now official: Santa Claus is a Canadian

Now we know why Santa Claus wears only red and white: Because he’s a Canadian. And that’s official (ho, ho, ho). Canada’s Immigration Minister Jason Kenney confirmed it again  at a citizenship ceremony in Calgary. The Vancouver Sun reports that the cabinet minister “reaffirmed” the jolly fat man (maybe he’s been eating too much poutine?) as a Canadian in […]

Canada’s new immigration test

Canadian immigrants pass current testing with a rate of 97% because of widespread access to the tests on the Internet and an underground market selling the (only) 5 standard tests to would-be citizens. According to media reports across the country, failure rates of up to 30% since March can be attributed to new, tougher questions […]

Honest immigration officer returns $10K to Canada-bound Filipino

Overcoming the temptation to use the money for his cancer-stricken mother’s hospital bills, an airport immigration officer returned the $10,000 left on his desk by a Canada-bound Filipino passenger. Immigration officer Amando Amisola admitted in a radio interview Monday he was tempted to keep the <span>money</span> but eventually decided he had to do the right thing. “Honestly […]

Minister Kenney Issues Statement Recognizing Eid al-Adha

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement recognizing Eid al-Adha: “Eid-al Adha is held during the month of Dhul Hijja, when Muslims undertake the Hajj – or pilgrimage – to Mecca. It is during the Hajj that Muslims remember and commemorate the trials and triumphs of the Prophet […]