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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 […]

New arrivals push up immigration levels in Canada to their highest since 1971

Most of parts of Canada have recorded their highest immigration levels since figures began in their present form in 1971. Data from Statistics Canada for the third quarter of 2010 put Canada’s population at 34,238,000, an increase of 129,300, some 0.4%, since July. During the third quarter, 84,200 immigrants arrived in Canada, 8,800 more than in the same quarter of 2009. Despite the […]

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 […]

New Canadian act targets ‘Ghost’ immigration agents

(IANS) ‘Ghost’ immigration consultants in India, who dupe people desperate to migrate to Canada, will be put out of business with the passing of new legislation by the Canadian parliament. Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said the legislation to crack down on crooked immigration consultants has received final approval Tuesday in the House of Commons. […]

Gov’t agencies powerless over Canada ‘immigration consultants’

MAKATI City – Citing lack of jurisdiction, government agencies responsible for deployment of Filipinos remain powerless over recruiters claiming to help easy entry to Canada. Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said foreign and local “immigration consultants” have capitalized on many Filipinos’ desire to pack their bags for the North American market. “They are registered with the […]

Durban refusal a good call

Jason Kenney, Minister of Immigration in the Conservative party cabinet, has announced that Canada will not participate in Durban III, an international conference supposedly convened to publicize and criticize human rights violations around the globe. In fact, the past two conferences have been convened almost entirely to demonize the state of Israel. Canada was the […]