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Mar 27, 2020

*Updated* COVID-19 Immigration Update

Featuring: Alexandra Cole and Aris Daghighian

Due to the exceptional and fluid circumstances arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, information will be updated as soon as possible. We direct you t...

Mar 26, 2020

UNDERSTANDING CANADA’S SHIFTING IMMIGRATION LAWS IN LIGHT OF COVID-19

Featuring: Ravi Jain and Michael Hughes

In the wake of the spread of COVID-19, immigration lawyers have been confronted with an abundance of new directives from the Government of Canada. ...

Mar 23, 2020

Express Entry Draw 139 & 140

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada is committed to reaching its immigration targets for 2020.  The Depa...

Mar 23, 2020

COVID 19 AND CANADIAN IMMIGRATION: ANSWERING TRAVEL RESTRICTION QUESTIONS

Featuring: Valerie Kleinman and Joshua Green

As we continue to venture into unchartered waters surrounding COVID 19, the Canadian Government has implemented measures to help contain the virus....

Mar 20, 2020

COVID-19 Update: The Government of Canada Announces its official Order in Council

Featuring: Aris Daghighian

The Government of Canada has now released its official Order in Council with respect to the COVID-19 travel measures. In addition to the informati...

Mar 17, 2020

*Update* Canada to Close Borders to Most Non-Citizens, Stop Unwell Travelers from Boarding Inbound Flights

Due to the exceptional and fluid circumstances arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, information will be updated as soon as possible. We direct you t...

Mar 16, 2020

Canada to close borders to most non-citizens, stop ill travelers from boarding inbound flights

Featuring: Aris Daghighian

Effective Wednesday, March 18th, the Prime Minister has announced entry to Canada will be barred for all travelers who are not Canadian citizens, p...

Mar 13, 2020

In Response to the Global COVID-19 Outbreak

Featuring: Stephen W. Green and Evan J. Green

Integrity. Excellence. Dedication. Green and Spiegel knows that immigration issues have been impacted significantly by the global coronav...

Mar 13, 2020

2020-2022 Immigration Levels Plan

Featuring: Joshua Green

On March 12, 2020, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada released vital information on the Government of Canada’s Immigration Levels P...

Mar 4, 2020

March 4th, 2020 – Express Entry Draw 

  3,900 invitations to apply (ITA) have been issued in today's draw held by the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IR...

Feb 25, 2020

PERMANENT RESIDENTS AND THE RESIDENCY OBLIGATION: FIVE COMMON QUESTIONS

Featuring: Ghazi Jarrar

  Here are 5 frequently asked questions we, at Green and Spiegel, get about the residency obligation: 1. What is my residency obligation as a...

Feb 19, 2020

February 19th, 2020 – Express Entry Draw

   4,500 invitations to apply (ITA) have been issued today in the largest ever draw held by the Department of Immigration, Refugees and C...

Feb 13, 2020

EXPRESS ENTRY - TARGETED NOTIFICATIONS OF INTEREST ISSUED UNDER ONTARIO’S HUMAN CAPITAL PRIORITIES STREAM

  Today, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) issued 486 Notifications of Interest (NOI) under the Human Capital Priorities (HCP) stre...

Feb 10, 2020

Update: New Measures to Assist Applicants affected by VAC Closures due to the Coronavirus

   As the world continues to look for solutions to contain the spread of the Coronavirus, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada ha...

Feb 6, 2020

President Trump Blocks New Yorkers from Enrolling in Nexus

  Effective immediately, US President Donald Trump’s administration has prohibited all residents of New York State from enrolling in or ...

Feb 5, 2020

February 5th, 2020 – Express Entry Draw 

Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 3,500 applicants with a Comprehensive Ranking Syste...

Feb 4, 2020

Coronavirus as it Affects Canadian Immigration – What we know as of February 4th,2020

Featuring: Joshua Green

As the third case of Coronavirus has just been confirmed in Canada, there have been drastic measures taken by public safety officials regarding ai...

Feb 3, 2020

BALANCING INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION WITH PUBLIC HEALTH – LATEST UPDATES ON THE CORONAVIRUS

Featuring: Kelly Goldthorpe

  The 2019-nCoV is a new coronavirus that was first identified in Wuhan, China. The source of the virus is unknown but symptoms of those who h...

Jan 31, 2020

Brexit day: The UK prepares to leave the EU

The UK is scheduled to withdraw from the European Union on January 31, 2020. As the EU and the UK negotiate their future relationship, there is a ...

Jan 29, 2020

Identity, Politics, and the Value of Immigration in Quebec

Featuring: Michael Hughes

Immigration issues continue to dominate Canadian politics, and acutely so in Quebec. The 2018 provincial election in Quebec saw the unprecedented r...