Father of son with autism calls Canada's new immigration policy a 'blessing for all of us'

But the HIV/AIDS Legal Network, Council of Canadians with Disabilities, and the Migrant Workers Alliance said the government should have eliminated the law altogether.

Posted:
April 19, 2018
Article source:
Global News

Federal government to relax restrictions on immigration applicants with disabilities

The government will change the policy that bars prospective immigrants deemed medically inadmissible to Canada, as part of their aim to build an inclusive society.

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April 16, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Immigrant women in Canada earn less, face more employment challenges: government report

Immigration department data shows a persistent gap between female immigrants and both their Canadian-born counterparts and male immigrants.

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April 13, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

There's nothing 'illegal' about asylum seekers

Amid a global refugee crisis, the misuse of the term 'illegal' carries a real cost, say two law students writing on behalf of the Immigration Division students at Parkdale Community Legal Services.

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April 09, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

New brochure helping asylum seekers in Ottawa land on their feet

Ottawa settlement agencies discovered there was a lack of information about essential services for refugee claimaints.

Posted:
April 05, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Canada will be better positioned to press U.S. on border issues after pot legalization

Because Canada will then have "moral authority" to assert claims about Canadians being banned over consuming a legal substance, says immigration lawyer Lorne Waldman.

Posted:
March 27, 2018
Article source:
iPolitics.ca

Slow process of sponsorship appeals keeps couples apart: Reasonable Doubt

It can take years for the Immigration Appeal Division to look at appealing foreign spousal sponsorship cases.

Posted:
March 26, 2018
Article source:
NOW

Canadians continue to be fooled by website that mimics government agency

Paying hundreds of dollars, Canadians continue to share personal and passport information with online companies.

Posted:
March 26, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Why telling a U.S. border guard you've smoked pot could be dangerous, even once it's legalized

An American immigration lawyer says more Canadians could be banned for life from the U.S. if they admit to smoking pot, even after pot becomes legal in Canada.

Posted:
March 21, 2018
Article source:
Global News

Pushback over rejecting immigrants for health reasons

Canada has moved closer to limiting its ability to reject immigrants for health reasons after a committee recommended the repeal of a section of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

Posted:
March 20, 2018
Article source:
Law Times