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Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations amendment: temporary foreign performing artists now exempt from work permit requirements

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 19 2014

Live musicians, including DJ’s, bands and other performance artists, are a prominent part of the nightlife industry in many Canadian cities and help

New approach may be better than Temporary Foreign Workers

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 17 2014

The Temporary Foreign Worker program was a popular program with employers in Canada. For some employers, it was favoured because it delivered a large

Canada simplifies the visa application process for Saudi nationals; no talk of reciprocity

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • Canada, Saudi Arabia
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  • November 17 2014

Following meetings last month between Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and Crown Prince Salman and Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal

The Government of Canada introduces legislation to prevent barbaric cultural practices in Canada

  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 11 2014

On November 5, 2014, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced that the Government of Canada had tabled its proposed Zero

Study permit with work component subject of federal court ruling

  • Karas Immigration Law Professional Corporation
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  • Canada
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  • November 11 2014

A Study Permit is usually granted for full time studies, but many courses have a practical work component. The regulations require that the work

Citizenship decision lacked clarity, grant overturned

  • Karas Immigration Law Professional Corporation
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  • Canada
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  • November 11 2014

The question of citizenship decisions and how they are reached by Citizenship judges refuses to go away. In the case below, the government appealed a

Immigration laws to re-unite families

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 11 2014

Canada has a long tradition of promoting family reunification in Canada. In fact, it is an express objective of the Immigration and Refugee

Citizenship granted in error can be revoked

  • Karas Immigration Law Professional Corporation
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  • Canada
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  • November 8 2014

In the unusual case below, there were a series of administrative errors by Citizenship officials. The Federal Court held that the legislation

Ebola-related immigration restrictions: Canada, Australia, Singapore and the United States

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • Australia, Canada, Singapore, USA
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  • November 5 2014

In response to the Ebola epidemic, Canada, Australia and Singapore have all implemented immigration restrictions on citizens from Guinea, Liberia and

Time running out for “immigrant trust” structures

  • Thorsteinssons LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 5 2014

On February 11, 2014, the federal government announced that it intended to repeal the so-called “immigrant trust” exception found in section 94 of