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After making a statement in previous weeks claiming that he wouldn’t play politics on immigration matters, it came as a surprise that the Canadian Prime Minister, Juston Trudeau, condemned Trump’s zero-tolerance policy towards illegal immigrants in the US. The U.S president has put in place strict domestic policies that have seen thousands of children being separated from their families. He recently signed an executive order to end this separation at the borders by finding facilities that would hold both parents and their children. However, according to lawyers and refugee advocates all over Canada, this move is still not enough. They claim Trump’s government is not doing enough to protect refugees and asylum seekers. Suspend the Canada – US Safe Third Country Agreement This agreement was put in…

Jun 25
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Should Immigration Officers...

What constitutes a genuine relationship? The answer to this question will heavily depend on your culture. These cultural biases can prevent many people from making a subjective assessment and according to Matthew Jeffery, the immigration officials in Canada are quite guilty of this. The IRCC…

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May 23
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Government Amends...

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…

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May 9
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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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