Our focus is on people in business - executives, business owners, entrepreneurs, investors, senior management, intra-company transferees with specialized knowledge and expertise - and their families.

We also assist individuals, professionals, members of the entertainment industry and the advertising industry and skilled workers with respect to Work Permits, Study Permits, Job Validations, Labour Market Opinions, Temporary Resident Visas, Permanent Residence, and Citizenship.

Business/Corporate

  • Intra-company transfers.
  • Planning international movement of personnel to and from Canada.
  • All issues relating to inbound and outbound visa applications, temporary visas to Canada, Canadian permanent residence, maintenance of lawful immigration status and other immigration needs of employees.
  • Counseling with respect to maintaining status in Canada while traveling abroad for personal or business reasons.
  • Immigration law implications of any corporate changes, including mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, salary or location changes and reductions in the work force .
  • Development of, and counseling on, corporate immigration policies and procedures.
  • Strategizing with human resources staff and other employees on the immigration laws and on immigration compliance practices.
  • Labour market opinion process, compliance and maintenance with Service Canada criteria.
  • Applications to Service Canada for Arranged Employment.

 

Professionals & Individuals:

  • Applications for work permits under NAFTA, GATS, Canada-Chile FTA and other international trade agreements.
  • Advising and preparing appropriate supporting documents for entry to Canada and the US as business visitors.
  • Advising and preparing appropriate supporting documents for entry to Canada and the US to provide after-sales service.
  • Troubleshooting in urgent and special circumstances.
  • Contentious and unusual visa situations such as inadmissibility due to criminal or medical issues or persons previously removed from Canada or removable persons.
  • Applications for and renewals of permanent resident cards.
  • Applications for various types of work permits under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act .
  • Assisting individuals in Canada without status regularize their status.
  • Sponsorship applications of family members, including non - Canadian spouse, children, parents and grandparents.
  • Applications for Canadian citizenship, including complex nationality cases, establishing citizenship by birth, counseling on the immigration aspects of loss of citizenship and counseling on the impact of acquiring citizenship in other countries.
  • Live-in caregiver applications.
  • Applications for study permits to Canada.

 

United States Entry:

  • L-1A and L-1B petitions for work permits to the United States.
  • TN work permits to the US for Professionals under NAFTA.

 

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