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Sponsoring your family to the United States

Being separated from your family is a very difficult situation. Being separated for long periods of time and being in a completely different country or even hemisphere than your family can be much worse, and extremely stressful or at times very lonely. Luckily, if you live in the United States as a US citizen or […]

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Denied Entry to US at Boston Airport

Are you intending to visit Boston in the near future? You may have to fly into a Boston airport. However, if you are a foreign national coming from an international flight to Boston you will have to get through the US Customs and Border Officials first. It’s the US Customs and Border Officials’ job that […]

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Canadian denied entry to the USA

Are you a Canadian who has been denied entry to the USA? You may have been denied entry because you have a criminal record that makes you criminally inadmissible to enter the United States. If you have any sort of criminal record, there is always a very good chance that you’ll be denied entry to […]

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Refused for a Canadian Tourist Visa

Not meeting the requirements for a Canadian tourist visa, or not effectively demonstrating that you meet the requirements for a tourist visa is the primary reason so many Canadian tourist visas are denied every year. If you are an American with a criminal record, you will need a tourist visa. What are the requirements for […]

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If I visit Canada with a criminal record will I be denied?

Did you know that if you have a criminal record and you attempt to enter Canada, you could be denied entry at the border or port of entry? This means that you will have to turn around and return to where you came from immediately, and any money you’ve spent on your trip will likely […]

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Do I Need a Work Visa for business meetings in Boston?

Boston is a beautiful city, and many international business people travel to Boston every year to attend meetings, conferences or conventions. If you are visiting Boston for a very short period of time to attend a convention, conference or a meeting, you do not need a work visa – you need a business visitor visa.  […]

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What if I am an American Citizen and my Canadian permanent resident card has expired?

If you are a Canadian permanent resident, you should have a valid permanent resident card at all times. If you do not have your permanent resident card yet (Those who arrived in Canada before 2002 need to apply for one) you need to get one immediately. Contact our immigration law firm for help obtaining your […]

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How to Get a United States Green Card in Boston in 2012

The United States is known as a land of opportunity and a place where anyone can follow their dreams. That is also the case for anyone who obtains lawful permanent residence in the United States, which is also known as getting a United States green card. Getting a United States green card is not an […]

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How to Enter Canada with a Criminal Record

Did you know if you are a United States citizen and have any type of criminal record in your history, you could be denied entry to Canada? This happens every day. A criminal offence that seems “tiny” or is very old can still result in your being denied entry to Canada. Through information sharing between […]

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Is there a Canadian Business visitor visa for foreign nationals?

If you are a foreign national from a country that is not on the list of visa-exempt countries, you may require a business visitor visa for Canada. A business visitor visa is not like a work permit. For example, in order to work in Canada for a Canadian employer and earn an income in Canada […]

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How to Apply for a B1 Visa from Canada

  A B1 Visa for the United States is also known as a B1 Business Visitor Visa for the United States. The B1 visa allows you to enter the United States for business-related activities.  The types of activities that are allowed on a B1 Business Visitor Visa and the types of activities that would instead […]

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How to Get a USA Business Visa for Canadians For Business in Boston in 2012

If you are a Canadian citizen who is heading to the United States for business, did you know you need a visa? Even if you are not earning an income from a United States employer or working for a United States employer, you need a visa for business activities in the United States.  What is […]

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When you overstay in Boston, what is your status?

A US Visa overstay means that you have remained in the United States after the date in which your visa for the United States has expired.  When you overstay a US visa, you are considered to be “out of status”. When you had the US visa and it was still valid (not yet expired), you […]

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How to Appeal being Denied Entry to the US

Did you know that you can be denied entry to the United States if you have a criminal record or a health problem? It happens every day, even to Canadian citizens. Even a very old criminal conviction that occurred decades ago can result in a denial of entry to the United States. I was denied […]

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How to Work in Canada as a Skilled Worker

Temporary work visas are available for Mexican and American citizens under the NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement). Under NAFTA, an LMO (labour market opinion) is not needed for citizens of these two countries.  How Mexicans and Americans can work in Canada To work in Canada as a Mexican or American citizen, you must have […]

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