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Jun 10, 2014

New Guidelines for Intra-Company Transfers in the Specialized Knowledge Category

June 19, 2014 -Significant changes to the definition of ?dependent? in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR) come into force on...

Jun 6, 2014

Employment and Social Development Canada Announces Immediate End to Recruiting and Advertising Exemption for Foreign Graduates

June 10, 2014 ? In an operational bulletin released yesterday, the Government of Canada provided new guidance to officers processing work permit ap...

Jun 5, 2014

Jonathan Grode Honoured with Special Achievement Award by PA Bar Association

June 5, 2014 ? Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has released its list of Designated Learning Institutions. The list is part of an overhaul ...

Jun 5, 2014

Citizenship and Immigration Canada Releases List of Designated Learning Institutions

June 5, 2014 ? U.S. Consulates in Canada have temporarily suspended all visa processing for Third Country Nationals for the summer months of June, ...

Jun 5, 2014

U.S. Consulates in Canada Suspend Third Country National Visa Processing for Summer

June 6, ?2014 ? Effective immediately, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is ending the exemption for employers looking to hire foreig...

Jun 4, 2014

Nexus is Your Pass to More Efficient Travel

Jonathan Grode was honoured by the Pennsylvania Bar Association on May 15, 2014 with a Special Achievement Award in recognition of his ongoing work...

May 23, 2014

Changes to Canada's International Student Program Take Effect June 1, 2014

Do you travel a lot?? Are you tired of waiting in long lines for security screening?? How about long waits when crossing the border?? If so, a Nexu...

May 14, 2014

Green and Spiegel named one of Canada's "Top 5 Business Immigration Boutiques"

May 23, 2014 ? Important changes are coming to Canada?s International Student Program.? These changes are meant to improve access to Canada for int...

May 9, 2014

Update: Moratorium on the Food Services Sector's Access to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Green and Spiegel LLP has made the cut! Canadian Lawyer Magazine has named Green and Spiegel LLP as one of Canada's "Top 5 Business Immigration Bo...

Apr 29, 2014

Stephen Green published in AILA's "Global Migration Digest"

May 9, 2014 ? It?s been two weeks since the Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada imposed a moratorium on the Food Services Sector?s...

Apr 28, 2014

Minister of Employment and Social Development Announces Moratorium on Temporary Foreign Worker Program for Food Services Sector

In the American Immigration Lawyers Association's most recent edition of their?Global Migration Digest, our very own Stephen Green explores recent ...

Apr 24, 2014

Citizenship and Immigration Canada Announces New Caps for the Federal Skilled Worker Program, the Federal Skilled Trades Program and the Canadian Experience Class

April 28, 2014 ? In a statement issued Thursday, April 24, the Minister of Employment and Social Development announced an immediate moratorium on t...

Apr 9, 2014

Government Announces New Immigration Recruitment Model

April 9, 2014 ? Beginning on April 1, 2011 a temporary cap was imposed on many temporary foreign workers in Canada. This 4-year cap is cumulative, ...

Apr 9, 2014

Temporary Foreign Workers: 4-year cap to be reached on April 1, 2015

April 24, 2014 ? Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will issue a new set of Ministerial Instructions to immigration officers for processing a...

Mar 31, 2014

Government of Canada to Impose Fines on Employers Caught Abusing Temporary Foreign Worker Program

March 31, 2014 ? The Minist?re de l'Immigration et des Communaut?s culturelles (MICC) has announced its application quotas for the year beginning A...

Mar 31, 2014

Quebec Announces Application Quotas for Skilled Worker, Entrepreneur /Self-Employed and Investor Programs

April 9, 2014 ? Canada?s Minister of Citizenship and Immigration yesterday announced a new active recruitment model for economic immigration. The m...

Mar 21, 2014

Evan Green published in HR Professional Magazine

March 31, 2014 ? The Government of Canada?s budget implementation bill, tabled March 28th, includes provisions that will permit the government to l...

Mar 12, 2014

Personal Checklist for New Immigrants to Canada

March 21, 2014 - Check out Evan Green's article "Canadian Work Permits 101" in this month's HR Professional Magazine. Evan outlines for readers the...

Mar 10, 2014

International Experience Canada 2014 - New Quotas for Citizens of Ireland

No matter how prepared you may be, or how many family members are already over here, coming to a new country is a stressful, scary process. New res...

Feb 21, 2014

How to Sponsor a Family Member to Come to Canada

The federal government?s February 11th, 2014 budget revealed the Economic Action Plan 2014 which includes the government?s intention to formally te...