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Etobicoke Immigration Lawyer

Your search for a reliable immigration lawyer Etobicoke ends with us. Mr. Jeffery is an immigration lawyer based in Toronto, Canada with more than 20 years of experience in this field. He is a graduate of the Osgoode Hall Law School and is licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada to handle all immigration matters. From spousal sponsorship cases to permanent residence applications, work permits, Express Entry applications and citizenship applications, there’s virtually no immigration matter in Canada that Mr. Jeffery cannot handle.

Spousal Sponsorship Cases

Get a reliable lawyer to make your dream of sponsoring a loved one to live in Canada come true. Spousal sponsorship applications can involve a lot of work. You need to gather all the necessary information and facts to show that you qualify to become a sponsor. You must also show that you have adequate income to support the sponsored person for a specific period of time if they are allowed to live in Canada. Sponsors are required to demonstrate that they are able to support their family members when they arrive in Canada without the need for social assistance.
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Permanent Residence Card Renewals

When the time comes to renew your permanent residence card, one of the top considerations is whether you have met the residence requirements. If you have not stayed in Canada for at least 2 years in the 5-year period, you may have fears of your PR card renewal being rejected. We can help you understand all your options and increase the chances of having your PR card renewed. Our immigration lawyer Etobicoke will help with the renewal application and ensure you’ve provided every necessary information in the application.
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Express Entry Applications

The Express Entry system was designed to help facilitate skilled foreign nationals to live and work in Canada. It’s a way of fast-tracking permanent residence applications for those who are going to contribute positively to the Canadian workforce. Before you apply for any of the programs under the Express Entry system, it’s important to find out if you have met the minimum qualifications. An immigration lawyer can also help you to enroll in the program by ensuring you fulfill the minimum requirements and increase your chances of getting an invitation to apply.
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Temporary Residence Applications

Do you wish to apply for a temporary resident visa? Temporary visas such as visitor visas, study permits and work permits can be suitable for those who need to enter the country for a short period of time whether for work or pleasure. Whatever your reasons, you must provide the information needed by the IRCC and facts to demonstrate that your entry to Canada is justified. Each temporary visa has unique requirements which you must meet in order for your application to be approved. We can help you with your temporary resident visa application and increase your chances of approval.
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Citizenship Applications

Canadian permanent residents can apply for citizenship after living in Canada for at least 3 years (1095) days within the 5 years immediately before applying for citizenship. You must provide documents and facts to show that you meet this residency requirement. You’ll also need to take a language test to prove that you have sufficient French or English language skills. In order to be granted citizenship, you must pass the knowledge of Canada test and have filed income tax returns for at least three years in the relevant period. An immigration lwayer can help you to gather the information needed for citizenship applications and ensure the best chances of approval.
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Immigration Appeals

When a decision is made by the immigration authorities and you feel that it was unfair or unreasonable, you have a given time period to appeal. Immigration appeals can be complex and you need a qualified and experienced lawyer to help you get a favorable decision. Mr. Jeffery can help with all types of immigration appeals including inadmissibility cases, Federal Court judicial reviews and citizenship revocation cases.
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Inadmissibility Cases

If you have been declared inadmissible to Canada, all is not lost. There are ways to overcome inadmissibility and be allowed to enter or stay in Canada. Whether you have been refused entry or stay in Canada due to medical issues, misrepresentation or criminality, we can help you overcome inadmissibility by presenting your case and defend your entry to Canada.
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Markham Immigration Lawyer

Matthew Jeffery is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada to represent clients in all types of immigration cases. He is authorized by the Canadian government to handle immigration matters including permanent residence applications such as spousal sponsorship cases, immigration appeals, citizenship applications, permanent resident card renewals and litigation services. Mr. Jeffery has, for more than 20 years, represented different clients helping them navigate the complex Canadian immigration system.

Spousal Sponsorship Cases

The IRCC is committed to reuniting families in Canada. For this reason, family sponsorship programs were established to allow permanent residents of Canada to sponsor their family members which include children, spouses, grandparents, and parents to live in Canada. You must meet the minimum requirements to become a sponsor. For instance, you should have sufficient income to cater for the sponsored persons when they arrive in Canada. Family sponsorship cases are unique and we have to look into your case and advice on the best way to present your application in order to increase your chances of approval. Get access to an immigration lawyer Markham who is committed to helping you reunite with your loved ones in Canada.
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Permanent Residence Card Renewals

Renewing your permanent resident application may seem like an easy process but have you fulfilled all the requirements? The general requirement is to be physically present in Canada for at least 2 years within the 5-year period immediately before renewing your card. However, there are exceptions to this rule. For instance, if you have been residing abroad with a parent or partner who is a permanent resident/citizen, then this period may be considered as part of your residence. We’ll help you to understand all your options to get the permanent residence status renewed.
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Express Entry Applications

The Express Entry system is designed to allow the IRCC to process applications for skilled workers in a simple and effective manner. If you need to apply for permanent residence under any of the skilled workers’ programs, we can help you understand your options and focus on an immigration program that you qualify for to enroll in the program by showing that you meet all the minimum requirements.
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Temporary Residence Applications

A temporary resident visa may be necessary if you need to enter or remain in Canada for a specific time period. There are different temporary visas that you may wish to apply depending on your situation. They include study permits, work permits and visitor visas. You have to demonstrate to the immigration authorities that your entry to Canada is justified in order to be given a temporary resident visa. We can help you increase your chances of getting this temporary document and be allowed in the Country.
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Citizenship Applications

If you are a permanent resident in Canada, you may be granted citizenship after fulfilling the residency requirement. An experienced lawyer will help you to understand your options by looking into your case so that you can present the best citizenship application. Mr. Jeffery and his team will walk you through the process to ensure the best chances of approval.
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Immigration Appeals

Appealing a decision given by the IRCC or any other immigration authority is a complex process. It requires skill and proper understanding of the Canadian immigration system to succeed. You need sound legal counsel to present your case to the Immigration Appeal Division. Immigration appeals have to be submitted within a specific period of time after receiving the decision from the immigration authorities. It’s therefore important to speak to an immigration lawyer Markham as soon as possible. Mr. Jeffery and his team have extensive experience in all types of immigration appeal matters including citizenship revocations, inadmissibility cases and Federal Court Judicial reviews.
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Inadmissibility Cases

If you or a loved one has been declared inadmissible to Canada due to reasons such as medical issues, criminality or misrepresentation, the law office of Matthew Jeffery can help. Many of our clients have been prohibited from entering Canada or remaining in Canada due to criminal convictions or misrepresentation issues. We can help you to understand all the possible options to overcome inadmissibility such as rehabilitation in criminal conviction cases. We can advise you on how to deal with each situation depending on the unique aspects of your case.
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Immigration Appeals Lawyer Etobicoke

With a diverse and multicultural population of over 347 000 people including many immigrants from all corners of the globe, Etobicoke can enjoy easy access to the expert services and advice of Matthew Jeffery, Canadian Immigration Lawyer. With many years of experience and a strong history of successful cases, he is well recognized as one of the best immigration lawyers in the Greater Toronto Area.

Primarily a suburban area, the city of Etobicoke has a much lower population density than the Toronto core with busy main streets and large expanses of industrialized land along the many expressways that cross through the region. Thanks to access to several major roadways including the Gardiner Expressway, the Queen Elizabeth Way, and Ontario Highways 427, 401, and 409, Etobicoke is perfectly situated to get the most out of the Greater Toronto Area.

The city of Etobicoke is divided into three regions known as the Lakeshore, the region along the north shore of Lake Ontario, Central Etobicoke which is the oldest area and runs along Dundas Street and Rexdale, which occupies the area along Albion Road and Rexdale Boulevard. A recent surge in development has also seen the creation of condominiums along Bloor Street and the waterfront near Humber Bay.

For landed immigrants seeking Permanent Resident Cards or permanent residents interested in Family Sponsorship, or any other immigration services, the Law Office of Matthew Jeffery is just a short drive away! For more information on all of our services including Provincial Programs and Citizenship, or to make an appointment, please contact our office by telephone at 866-886-8014.

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