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Supreme Court Of Canada Affirms Access To Habeas Corpus For Immigration Detainees
The Supreme Court of Canada has breathed new life into the ancient writ of habeas corpus in a 6-1 decision1 affirming that detainees under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
Canada
5 Jun 2019
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Tougher Impaired Driving Penalties To Significantly Impact Permanent Residents And Foreign Nationals
The enactment of Bill C-46 on December 18, 2018 has significantly changed Canada's impaired driving legislation and related offences under the Criminal Code.
Canada
17 Jan 2019
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Canada's Expanded Biometrics Program To Take Effect On July 31, 2018
Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada ("IRCC") is expanding its Biometrics Program beginning July 31, 2018.
Canada
3 Jul 2018
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Business Immigration Update: Citizenship Eligibility, AINP Changes, National Immigration Levels And NAFTA
On October 11, 2017, the Government of Canada introduced changes to the Citizenship Act that allows permanent residents to apply for Canadian citizenship after they have been physically present ...
Canada
2 Feb 2018
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Launch Of The Global Skills Strategy, More Changes To The Express Entry System And Changes Ahead For The Age Of A Dependent Child
Already bolstered by the uncertain political landscape south of the border, Canadian companies are set to benefit further with the Government of Canada's newly launched Global Skills Strategy on June 12, 2017.
Canada
28 Jun 2017
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Immigration Update: Changes To The Express Entry System And Electronic Travel Authorization Reminder
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada ("IRCC") implemented changes to the Express Entry system on November 19, 2016. These changes were part of the government's targeted improvements to support Canada's Global Skills Strategy.
Canada
13 Feb 2017
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Changes To The Express Entry System And Electronic Travel Authorization Reminder
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada ("IRCC") implemented changes to the Express Entry system on November 19, 2016.
Canada
10 Feb 2017
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Skeletons In The Closet? Beware Of The New Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) Required For Visa-Exempt Individuals Entering Canada
As we approach Halloween, employers should be aware of the new electronic Travel Authorization ("eTA") program.
Canada
6 Nov 2015
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New Electronic Travel Authorization Required For Visa-Exempt Individuals Entering Canada
On August 1, 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada ("CIC") began accepting online applications for the new electronic Travel Authorization ("eTA") program.
Canada
24 Oct 2015
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Government Introduces New Recruiting Requirements, Application Fee For LMOS
In conjunction with its Economic Action Plan 2013 and the National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking, the Government of Canada pre-published proposed amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR) on June 8, 2013 that would impose stricter conditions on employers and allow for warrantless inspections of public workplaces.
Canada
22 Aug 2013
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BLG Monthly Update - December 2012
Carleen Francis, a citizen of St Vincent and the Grenadines, applied for refugee status in Canada on the grounds that, as a lesbian, she faced discrimination in her home country.
Canada
28 Dec 2012
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Changes To Adjudication Of Work Permit Applications Make Intra-Company Transfers More Challenging
A recent update to Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s ("CIC") Foreign Worker Manual, the handbook to which CIC and Canada Border Services Agency ("CBSA") officer refer for guidance when assessing applications for work authorization, has changed the way in which intra-company transferees work permit applications are to be adjudicated.
Canada
17 Oct 2012
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