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The Parental Sponsorship Program Needs Fixing: Matthew Jeffery

Canada has a first-come, first-served parental sponsorship program. On January 28th, 2019 at 1200HRS EST, the program went live. Within just eleven minutes, the 2019 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada's…

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Better Screening of Foreign Visitors Can Help Reduce Birth Tourism

In 2016, Global News reported that 313 babies were born to non-Canadian mothers.  In 2012, Statistics Canada had reported 699 babies born to non-Canadian mothers. Although there are still very…

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Immigrant Children Should be Protected and Not Be put in Detention

According to Toronto’s immigration lawyer, Matthew Jeffery, the government should stop the shameful act of detaining and imprisoning immigrant children. Even though the number of children detained in Canada has…

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Government Amends ‘Unfair’ Medical Inadmissibility Policy

The federal government has decided to reverse 40-year medical inadmissibility policies that prevented disabled would-be immigrants from coming to Canada, a move that was praised by Toronto immigration lawyer Matthew…

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