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Green and Spiegel - An Immigration Law Firm

Peter Salerno B.A. (Hons.), J.D.

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Peter Salerno is an associate at Green and Spiegel LLP. Peter practices exclusively in the area of Canadian citizenship and immigration law, representing clients on a range of temporary and permanent residency applications, as well as issues surrounding citizenship. Peter can assist individual clients review their negative determinations at the Federal Court, Immigration Division, and the Immigration Appeal Division. Peter also enjoys working with corporate clients to meet their immigration needs and guide them with respect to employer compliance reviews.

Peter was called to the Ontario Bar after articling at Green and Spiegel LLP. He previously obtained his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from York University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa.  During law school, Peter worked in a Member of Parliament’s office addressing constituents’ immigration concerns. He also completed an internship with the Organization for Refuge, Asylum, and Migration and assumed the role of Vice President with the Ottawa chapter of Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights. 


  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2016
  • Juris Doctor, University of Ottawa, 2015
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), History, York University, 2012


  • Law Society of ​Ontario 
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association


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