Tag: immigration

17 Jun 2015

Express Entry – High Five

Posted by Chi-Young Lee - Bellissimo Law Group PC

With the new Express Entry (“EE”) system now half way into its first year, there have been more questions and uncertainties than congratulatory high fives being awarded to the new system.  We…

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15 May 2015

CBA Conference – A Huge Success!

Posted by Mario Bellissimo - Bellissimo Law Group PC

Retrospectivity, Ministerial Instructions and Mandamus Focus of My Presentation  With a record attendance of nearly 500 delegates at the annual Canadian Bar Association National Immigration Law Section Conference, the jam-packed three day…

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22 Apr 2015

Proposed Solutions for a Refugee

Posted by admin - Bellissimo Law Group PC

Many migrants go to great lengths to reach the shores of another country and seek asylum. It is important to consider what these migrants are aspiring to, apart from an escape from…

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21 Apr 2015

The Tricky Issue of Credibility

Posted by Joanna Mennie - Bellissimo Law Group PC

At the heart of much immigration litigation is the tricky issue of credibility. At the Refugee Protection Division, for example, the Member deciding the claim must evaluate whether the claimant’s version of…

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30 Jan 2015

Collateral Consequences and Bill C-24

Posted by Jessica Templeman - Bellissimo Law Group PC

The passage of Bill C-24, the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act, has introduced several amendments to the Citizenship Act that allow for the revocation of citizenship from naturalized and Canadian born citizens on the basis of conviction…

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