A number of people (foreign nationals) looking to immigrate to Canada find themselves in this situation often when seeking a visa. Misunderstandings and unfair assessments are not unusual. For purposes of this…Continue Reading
Posts by Mario Bellissimo
New COVID-19 Strains Causing Pains for Immigration Canada: Undocumented Canadian Immigrant Programmes is Now the Time?
A number of months ago I wrote the race is on. On one side new variants of Covid-19. On the other side, health care professionals and scientists scramble to adapt testing, vaccine…Continue Reading
New COVID-19 Strains Causing Pains for Immigration Canada: Undocumented Canadian Immigrant Programmes Is Now The Time? Part II
Close to a year ago today on February 24, 2021 I wrote a blog entitled: New COVID-19 Strains Causing Pains for Immigration Canada: Undocumented Canadian Immigrant Programmes is Now the Time? It…Continue Reading
Informational Equity: Despite Attempting To Prevent Fraud Here Is Why IRCC’s And CBSA’s Portrayal Of Counsel Is Undermining The Integrity Of Canada’s Immigration System
Public statements made about authorized representatives on websites for Immigration, Refugees, Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) focus their communication on unlawful and/or unscrupulous practitioners. Although the aim…Continue Reading
Artificial Intelligence at AQAADI’s Thirtieth Anniversary Conference – Will Techno Solutionism & Cyber Libertarianism Dominate Canada’s Immigration Processing?
I am excited to present at the Association québécoise des avocats et avocates en droit de l’immigration’s (AQAADI), thirtieth anniversary conference next week on the impact of Artificial Intelligence on IRCC’s discretionary…Continue Reading
Each year we see so many people who are facing misrepresentation allegations because they legitimately misunderstood a question on a temporary resident or permanent resident application form. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada…Continue Reading
We challenge a number of negative decisions from requests for permanent residence on Humanitarian and Compassionate (“H&C”) grounds pursuant to section 25 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. We also file…Continue Reading
We see so many individuals each year that are unaware that when they claimed refugee (protected person) status they also received a conditional removal order that quietly, without any further notice, without…Continue Reading
A growing emerging issue is the opportunity Artificial Intelligence (AI) may unintentionally provide for unscrupulous fraudsters to game the process or offer tools for a generation of what I refer to as…Continue Reading