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Bellissimo Law Group In The Media

14 Oct 2014

Mario D. Bellissimo Quoted in a Toronto Star Piece Regarding the Policing of “Ghost” Immigration Consultants

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Mr. Bellissimo was recently quoted in a Toronto Star article, discussing the ineffectiveness of recent laws that are supposed to curb the occurrence of “ghost” immigration consultants. For a link to the article,…

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10 Sep 2014

Mario Bellissimo Interviewed for a Macleans Piece Regarding Recent Changes to the Age Limit of a Dependent Child

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Mr. Bellissimo was recently interviewed by Macleans magazine, for his opinion on the recent changes to the age limit of a dependent child looking to immigrate to Canada. For a link to the article,…

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24 Jul 2014

Mario D. Bellissimo Mentioned In The Toronto Star Article Regarding The Ongoing Court Challenge Against The Foreign Workers Program Reforms

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A husband and wife who own two chain restaurants in Labrador have launched a constitutional challenge against Ottawa’s move to keep them from hiring foreign workers and place their businesses on an…

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21 Jun 2014

Mario D. Bellissimo Quoted In The Toronto Star Article Regarding The Federal Court’s Immigration Backlog Pilot Project

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9 Jun 2014

Mario D. Bellissimo Quoted In Law Times Regarding The Ongoing Fraud Case Of Disbarred Lawyer Angelina Codina

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Goli Amirpour says she paid former lawyer Angelina Codina $24,000 to bring her brother and his friend to Canada from Iran. But a year later, Codina, who was disbarred for bilking Legal…

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1 May 2014

Sindura Dar Quoted In Cba Practicelink Article Regarding The Temporary Foreign Worker Program

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These are the times that try lawyers’ souls. In late April — stung by a series of scandals — Employment Minister Jason Kenney staggered the legal community by imposing a blanket moratorium…

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1 Apr 2014

Mario D. Bellissimo interviewed in The Lawyers Weekly regarding Immigration Backlogs

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Mario D. Bellissimo Chair of the National Immigration Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association was featured in the March 2014 issue of Lawyers Weekly. The article focuses on a pilot project,…

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21 Oct 2013

Nigerian Students Deported – Mario D. Bellissimo Weighs In

Posted by Fabiola Arevalo - Bellissimo Law Group PC

Until recently, two foreign students who had been enrolled at the University of Regina, sought refuge in city churches when they learned that their brief stints working at Wal-Mart were not permitted…

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20 Sep 2013

Mario D. Bellissimo Quoted in the Toronto Star “Immigration detainees in Lindsay jail stage protest and hunger strike”

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Posted by: Fabiola Arevalo Roughly 200 immigration detainees in the Greater Toronto Area have been relocated to the Central East Correctional Centre (~ 2 hours away from the city) in Lindsay, Ontario. …

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18 Jun 2013

Mario D. Bellissimo Quoted In Midweek Newspaper Regarding The RBC Scandal

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In the wake of the RBC scandal, refugee intake dropping drastically, a diminishing family class, seemingly endless amendments to Canada’s immigration system and vociferous debate on both sides of the divide for…

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