Reis Pagtakhan – Aikins Law

Working Abroad in North and South America

When recruiting foreign engineers and geoscientists to work in Canada, one of the best ways is to use temporary entry provisions found in various free trade agreements Canada has with other countries. While Canadian businesses…more

|

Immigration Policies of the Three Main Federal Parties

Canada’s immigration policy is one of the most talked-about public policy issues. As a result, the Filipino Journal, on our readers’ behalf, sent simultaneous e-mails to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the…more

|

A Practical Guide to Canada’s New Immigration Rules

On December 31, 2013, a number of immigration rules changed, impacting employers of temporary foreign workers (TFWs). These changes will require employers to update their human resources systems to ensure they meet these new…more

|

Does Immigration Give Second Chances?

Under the law, there is no formal appeal process for most refused immigration applications. Citizenship and Immigration Canada often takes the position that if your immigration application is refused, their decision will not be…more

| Immigration Law

Sponsoring your Parents in 2014? Prepare Now!

In 2011, Canada stopped accepting applications for sponsorship of the parents and grandparents of Canadian permanent residents. An application quota has been set at 5,000 - Learn how you can help ensure that your application is…more

| Immigration Law

Asking Immigration for extensions

Often in the immigration process, Immigration requires additional documentation to be submitted by a certain date. Many times, it is difficult to get the requested documents in time. In these cases, an extension must be asked…more

| Immigration Law

Losing Permanent Residency

Canadian permanent residents must be physically present in Canada for 730 days in every five year period to maintain their Canadian permanent residence. When applying for a permanent resident card, two questions that arise are:…more

| Immigration Law

Immigration Law 2013: Time to unlearn what you have learned

In the last 12 months, Canadian immigration law has been turned upside down. Recent court cases, new government policies, a new permanent residency program, and substantial revisions to other immigration programs make this area…more

| Immigration Law

Permanent Residency for Foreign Engineers

Government labour market forecasts indicate that Canada will face a shortage of professional engineers and geoscientists in the coming years. One solution to this problem is for companies to recruit foreign engineers and…more

| Immigration Law

This profile may constitute attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Any correspondence with this profile holder does not constitute a client/attorney relationship. Neither the content on this profile nor transmissions between you and the profile holder through this profile are intended to provide legal or other advice or to create an attorney-client relationship.