Hilete Stein is a Senior Associate at Green and Spiegel LLP in Toronto. After articling at Green and Spiegel LLP, she was called to the Ontario Bar, where she practices exclusively in the area of Canadian citizenship and immigration law. Hilete has extensive experience representing both corporate and individual clients.
Her particular areas of expertise include assisting businesses in obtaining the necessary work authorizations to allow employees to work in Canada on a temporary basis, and to ultimately obtain permanent residence. She also advises businesses on best practices to ensure compliance with current immigration laws and regulations including intra-company transfers, NAFTA and treaty work permits, spousal work permits, temporary authorization for dependent children, and student visas.
Hilete also regularly assists individuals with temporary residence applications, and for permanent residence via the Express Entry system (Federal Skilled Worker, Federal Skilled Trades, and Canadian Experience Class), provincial nominee streams, entrepreneur streams, family class applications and appeals, and humanitarian and compassionate applications. Hilete also has extensive experience with admissibility and enforcement matters, appeals, and Federal Court litigation, and she has been counsel in a number of notable reported decisions by the Immigration and Refugee Board and the Federal Court.