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Oct 1, 2015

Green and Spiegel Announces New U.S. Office

October 1, 2015 – Green and Spiegel is proud to announce that Amy Novak, founder of the Novak Law Office in Vail, Colorado, has joined Green and Sp...

Oct 1, 2015

Green and Spiegel Ranked in Chambers Canada 2016

October 1, 2015 – Green and Spiegel is excited to announce that we’ve been ranked in the newly released Chambers Canada 2016 guide for immigration ...

Sep 18, 2015

Express Entry Round of Invitations Records Lowest Qualifying Score To Date

September 18, 2015 – Citizenship and Immigration Canada has issued another round of invitations through Express Entry. A total of 1,545 invitations...

Sep 8, 2015

New Invitations-to-Apply Issued Through Express Entry

September 8, 2015 – Citizenship and Immigration Canada has invited 1,517 Express Entry candidates to apply for Permanent Residence in Canada. The l...

Sep 3, 2015

Quebec Immigrant Investor Program Now Accepting Applications

September 3, 2015 – The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) is now accepting applications. The QIIP facilitates immigration to Canada for qual...

Sep 3, 2015

Provincial Nominee Programs for British Columbia and Alberta Suspended

September 3, 2015 – The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) announced Tuesday that it would stop accepting applications in alm...

Aug 24, 2015

New Round of Invitations Issued Through Express Entry

August 21, 2015 – Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has conducted its fifteenth round of draws from the Express Entry pool.  A total of 1,52...

Aug 24, 2015

Green and Spiegel Partners Selected by Best Lawyers 2016

Green and Spiegel is pleased to announce that four of our Partners have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada ...

Aug 5, 2015

Express Entry Update: By the Numbers

August 5, 2015 – Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has released its mid-year report on Express Entry, Canada’s new immigration application m...

Jul 22, 2015

Latest Express Entry Draw Results in 1,581 Invitations to Apply

July 20, 2015 – Citizenship and Immigration Canada has issued its 13th round of Invitations to Apply for Permanent Residence, following a drawing o...

Jul 16, 2015

Quebec Immigrant Investor Program Opens August 31, 2015

July 16, 2015 – The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) will reopen for applications on August 31, 2015 through January 29, 2016.  The QIIP fa...

Jul 13, 2015

Administrative Monetary Penalties Come Into Force December 1, 2015

July 13, 2015 – A regime of Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMPs) established in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act will come into for...

Jul 9, 2015

Applications for Electronic Travel Authorization to Begin August 1, 2015

July 9, 2015 – Canada will begin accepting applications for its new Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) program on August 1, 2015.  As of March 1...

Jul 6, 2015

UPDATE: Technical Glitch at US State Department Corrected

July 6, 2015 – The US State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs is once again scheduling interviews and issuing visas, after a technical glitch...

Jun 17, 2015

UPDATE: Computer Glitch at US State Department

June 17, 2015 – UPDATE:  A computer glitch that forced the suspension of visa processing and the issuance of other travel documents at US consulate...

Jun 15, 2015

U.S. Consulates and Embassies Unable to Issue Travel Documents Due to Computer Glitch

June 15, 2015 – The U.S. State Department has announced that a technical problem with its Consular Consolidated Database has left its embassies and...

Jun 6, 2015

New Residency Requirements for Canadian Citizenship and Other Provisions Coming Into Force on June 11, 2015

June 6, 2015 – The Government of Canada announced yesterday that the remaining provisions of the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act will come i...

Jun 4, 2015

Government of Canada Announces New Biometric Requirements for Visitors

June 4, 2015 – Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced today an expanding of Canada’s biometric program to all visitors and permit seekers from non...

Jun 4, 2015

Ontario Announces New Immigration Programs For Express Entry

June 4, 2015 – Ontario has announced the creation of two new application streams for the federal Express Entry system. The new pathways, part of On...

May 29, 2015

New Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act Provisions Come Into Force Today

New Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act Provisions Come Into Force Today May 29, 2015 – The Government of Canada announced today the coming int...