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Citizenship judge has jurisdiction to retest applicant

Canada - January 9 2015 The Federal Court affirmed its previous jurisprudence that a Citizenship Judge has the jurisdiction to re-test an applicant who previously passed the…

Indian actor denied work permit for failing to disclose criminal convictions

Canada - December 16 2014 Sometimes people play games with the meaning of questions and try to twist them to their advantage. The problem is that the legislation makes it…

Paralegal suspended in massive immigration fraud allegation. Fled abroad

Canada - December 13 2014 The Law Society of Upper Canada suspended the paralegal license of the person below, amid massive fraud allegations involving at least 180…

Tax Court rules deportee "not ordinarily resident" for child tax benefit

Canada - December 9 2014 A very interesting case: the Tax Court ruled that a person who was deported from Canada was not "ordinarily resident" for the purpose of receiving…

Applicant had good excuse for missing citizenship oath ceremony

Canada, United Kingdom - December 2 2014 An unusual situation, where an application was talking law school exams in England and missed his taking the Oath of Citizenship. Tue Federal Court…

Study permit with work component subject of federal court ruling

Canada - 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

Canada - 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…

Citizenship granted in error can be revoked

Canada - 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…

Supreme Court rejects criminal's plea for refugee status, committed serious non-political crime in the US

Canada - November 1 2014 The Supreme Court of Canada released a judgment rejecting a Cuban plea for refugee status in Canada after being convicted of serious violent crimes…

New caregiver requirements announced

Canada - October 31 2014 The Government of Canada has announced today new requirements for the caregiver program, the most notable being that caregivers will no longer be…