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Karas Immigration Law Professional Corporation | Canada | 9 Jan 2015

Citizenship judge has jurisdiction to retest applicant

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

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Karas Immigration Law Professional Corporation | Canada | 16 Dec 2014

Indian actor denied work permit for failing to disclose criminal convictions

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

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Karas Immigration Law Professional Corporation | Canada | 13 Dec 2014

Paralegal suspended in massive immigration fraud allegation. Fled abroad

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

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Karas Immigration Law Professional Corporation | Canada | 9 Dec 2014

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

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

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Karas Immigration Law Professional Corporation | United Kingdom, Canada | 2 Dec 2014

Applicant had good excuse for missing citizenship oath ceremony

An unusual situation, where an application was talking law school exams in England and missed his taking the Oath of Citizenship. Tue Federal Court

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Karas Immigration Law Professional Corporation | Canada | 11 Nov 2014

Citizenship decision lacked clarity, grant overturned

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

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Karas Immigration Law Professional Corporation | Canada | 11 Nov 2014

Study permit with work component subject of federal court ruling

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

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Karas Immigration Law Professional Corporation | Canada | 8 Nov 2014

Citizenship granted in error can be revoked

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

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Karas Immigration Law Professional Corporation | Canada | 1 Nov 2014

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

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

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Karas Immigration Law Professional Corporation | Canada | 31 Oct 2014

New caregiver requirements announced

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

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