Category: Immigration and Citizenship

The Federal Government’s Directive on Automated Decision-Making (the “Directive”) was revamped in April 2023.
In early February 2024, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, announced the federal government will be extending the prohibition on purchases of Canadian residential property by non-Canadians. With this extension the prohibition will be in effect until January 1, 2027.
The new B.C. Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot Program is designed to attract entrepreneurs to participating regional communities in order to start new businesses.
Until recently there was considerable uncertainty in Canada when it came to how U.S. Customs and Border Protection would treat Canadians who were soon to be lawfully employed in the marijuana industry.
For Canadian companies looking send their Canadian employees to the United States to work with their American parent, branch or subsidiary company, the L Visa is an attractive option.
One of the benefits of being called to the bar on both sides of the U.S./Canada Border is being able to assist clients with both their U.S. and Canadian immigration matters.
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) came into force January 1, 1994 and was the follow-up agreement to the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement (CUSFTA).
It is that time of year when families want to travel to warm places like Florida, Arizona and California, in order to get away from the Canadian winter. Often times families want to bring along their nanny.
According to the U.S. Treasury Department a record number of U.S. citizens, 5,411 to be exact, renounced their U.S. citizenship in 2016.
The inscription on the U.S. side of the Peace Arch monument at the Peace Arch Border Crossing in Blaine, Washington reads “Children of a common mother.”
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