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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 […]

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. […]

Canada is out of recession in better shape than any in G7

We have recorded the two strongest consecutive trimesters in the last decade The Canadian economy grew by 6.1 per cent in the first quarter, on top of 4.9-per-cent growth in the fourth quarter, the two strongest consecutive trimesters in the last decade. That news on Monday pretty well locked in the Bank of Canada’s announcement […]

Irish job-seekers hope for greener pastures in Canada

Like the many Irish migrants who arrived years before, Seamus Blake left his tiny coastal village in Ireland five weeks ago in search of greener pastures in Toronto. No potato famine or decades-long political conflict drove him here. Instead, a steady influx of young Irishmen and women like Blake, 24, is arriving here in desperate […]

Victims Duped by Immigration Fraudster

The law firm of Abrams & Krochak, Canadian Immigration Lawyers, is licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada (province of Ontario) to provide legal services for persons wishing to immigrate to Canada. Please be aware that there are some immigration consultants that claim to be a legitimate provider of such legal services, but who […]