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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 Jeffery. The lawyer, who operates the immigration-focused Matthew Jeffery Barrister & Solicitor said that it was a step in the right direction and good news for people who are applying for immigration to Canada to know that medical inadmissibility will no longer be an issue in most cases. While talking to AdvocateDaily.com, Jeffery said that it created so much disappointment and heartbreak when entire families kept getting rejected as the result of one person having a disability or medical condition. The Toronto lawyer said that applicants for permanent residence, together with all dependents, are required…

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Why Canada Should Welcome...

Matthew Jeffery, the founder of the Toronto-based Law Office of Matthew Jeffery and a reputable immigration lawyer, recently wrote an article titled “Canada should welcome skilled Dreamers” for the AdvocateDaily.com. In the article, it is Matthew’s view that Canada should take up those affected by…

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Mar 23
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The Study Permit Process is...

The process of applying to the International Student Program (ISP) can turn out to be difficult and unfair to prospective students. According to Matthew Jeffery, an immigration lawyer based in Toronto, the federal government has failed to allow applicants to effectively respond to credibility concerns…

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Jan 17
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Parents Sponsorship Program...

The Canadian federal government has put in commendable effort towards the improvement of the parent sponsorship program. This program is designed to help those who would wish to bring their parents or grandparents to Canada. Last year, a significant number of people applied but the…

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Dec 21
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The Federal Court Reconsiders...

57 Chinese immigrant applications were rejected because the applicants did not disclose that they had hired Flyaboard, a Beijing-based, immigration consultant firm that is not duly registered. All the 57 applications rejected by immigration officials on the grounds of misrepresentation. This was simply due to…

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