Canadian Immigration Lawyer
We provide the full range of services to assist Canadian citizens and permanent residents to bring their foreign family members to live in Canada. Our firm’s many years of experience with spousal and common-law partner sponsorship provides unparalleled expertise and guidance through Canada’s complex sponsorship process.
A Canadian citizen or permanent resident can sponsor their foreign national husband or wife for permanent residence in Canada.
Common-law partner sponsorship
Canadian citizens or permanent residents can sponsor a foreign national partner if they been living together continuously for at least one year.
Canadian citizens or permanent residents can sponsor their foreign parents for permanent residence if they have sufficient income to do so.
A Canadian citizen or permanent resident can sponsor their foreign national child for permanent residence in Canada.
Undeclared Family Members
Canada has now renewed a pilot program to allow certain applicants to sponsor their previously undeclared family members.
Foreign parents of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident can apply for a super visa which allows for extended visits of up to two years at a time.
Permanent Resident Cards
We CAN help you TO immigrate to Canada
When you make the decision to leave your home country and immigrate to Canada, you may feel overwhelmed by the whole immigration process. Truth be told, handling immigration matters on your own is no walk in the park. You’ll need to spend a lot of time learning about the immigration laws in Canada and studying the different categories available in order to make the right decision. This can take a lot of your time and lead to unnecessary delays in planning your move.
When you approach an immigration lawyer for guidance, this professional will lift the burden of learning Canada’s complex immigration law off your shoulders. First, you’ll better understand your options for immigrating to Canada. Secondly, you’ll get directions on the next steps to take and even get help in handling some of the lengthy paperwork required by the immigration authorities.
At the law office of Matthew Jeffery, we come with extensive knowledge and experience in immigration matters. We help clients facing serious immigration cases such as appeals and admissibility hearings to those who require help in filling out applications or preparing for an interview.
Our team of immigration lawyers and paralegals are dedicated to make your dreams of immigrating to Canada come true. We are happy to set up a consultation for you to discuss your unique circumstance and determine what actions will lead to a positive outcome for you. With our experience, exceptional service and proven results, rest assured that we’ll deliver beyond your expectations.
AJAX IMMIGRATION LAWYER
Looking for an immigration lawyer in Ajax that will provide you with ongoing support and advice on immigration matters? Matthew Jeffery is a licensed attorney with more than 20 years of experience specializing in immigration matters. Whether you need help applying for permanent residence, citizenship or work permits, Mr. Jeffery is ready to review your case and let you explore your options. He has a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and is authorized by the Canadian government to appear before the Canadian courts for immigration appeals and other litigation matters.
IMMIGRATING TO AJAX, ONTARIO
Ajax is a town of about 100 thousand residents, located in Durham Region, about 25 kilometers east of Toronto. Ajax is bordered by the city of Pickering and Town of Whitby, and by Lake Ontario to the south. The city is named in honor of the HMS Ajax, a Canadian Naval ship that serviced in World War II.
Ajax’s population is diverse, with significant proportions of it’s population identifying as either Black, South Asian, East Asian, West Asian, Arab, or Latin American. Interestingly, the population of Ajax has the greatest proportion of black people of any major city in Canada.
The average price of a house in Ajax (as of the 2006 census) is approximately 295 thousand dollars. Compare this to over 600 thousand dollars for the City of Toronto. This makes purchasing a home or renting in Ajax a very attractive option. Many people have noted the rapid pace of housing development that has occurred in Ajax over the recent years.
Ajax’s proximity to Toronto, diverse population, and affordable housing, make it a great place for recent immigrants to settle and start a life in Canada. In fact, according to The National Household Survey, conducted in 2011, approximately 8 percent of Ajax residents are relatively recent immigrants.
Ajax’s population is also younger than that of Canada as a whole, with a median age of approximately 35 years, compared to about 40 for Canada as a whole. Given the many advantages associated with living in Ajax, it is unsurprising that a young family or recently arrived Canadian would want to put down roots in Ajax.
In terms of employment opportunities, Ajax is home to Volkswagen’s Canadian headquarters, which houses a 400 thousand square foot parts distribution center that services all of Canada. Neighboring Oshawa is also home to a major General Motors assembly plant. The plant, knows as “Oshawa Car Assembly” employs almost four thousand people, and includes a 10 million square foot factory floor. Interestingly, the plant is actually one of the biggest car assembly plants in the world. The plant is a major employer of people in the Durham Region and the surrounding area.
The Durham Region also provides post-secondary educational opportunities. Oshawa is home to both the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), and Durham College. Durham College is a career-focused college offering programs related to engineering and manufacturing, among other fields. Trent University also has an Oshawa Campus.
If you live in Ajax or elsewhere within Durham Region, we are available to assist you in having your immigration related matters sorted out. Specifically, expert immigration lawyer in Ajax Matthew Jeffery is available to answer your immigration related questions. Come visit us in Ajax, or give us a call at 866-886-8014. We look forward to assisting you.
Directions from Ajax to
Immigration Law Firm of Matthew Jeffery
59 Berkeley St. Toronto,
Ontario, M5A 2W5
Tel: +1 (416) 944-3267
Fax: +1 (416) 944-1675