Low-Risk Travellers & Canadian Visas – Updated Information from Immigration Minister
Canada’s Immigration Minister, Sean Fraser, made a recent announcement regarding the expansion of a program that allows low-risk travellers from 13 additional countries to visit Canada without a visa. Instead, these travellers can apply for an electronic travel authorization (ETA), a digital travel document that costs $7 and can be processed quickly. To be eligible for the ETA,...
CommentaryImmigrationJune 2, 2023by Mayank Bhasin
Artificial Intelligence and Immigration Visa Applications
As Canada experiments with Artificial Intelligence (AI) in its attempt to streamline the immigration system, we must ensure that the role of lawyers remains paramount when it comes to data collection and retention for the processing of immigration visa applications. The experimentation of AI to augment and replace human decision-makers in its immigration system can have profound implications...
CommentaryImmigrationJune 1, 2023by Ravi Jain
Some Thoughts on Canada’s Recent Measures to Strengthen Family Reunification
I’ve been thinking about this recent release by the Canadian Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, where they announced new measures to strengthen family reunification, including faster temporary resident visa (TRV) processing times for spousal applicants new and dedicated processing tools for spousal TRV applicants a new open work permit for spousal and family...
CommentaryImmigrationMay 5, 2023by Jain Immigration Law
CILA: Governmental Barriers to Accessing Global Talent Stream
Founder of Jain Immigration Law, Ravi Jain recently co-authored a piece on the Canadian Immigration Lawyers Association website, with fellow immigration lawyer Betsy Kane, where they discussed the Canadian government’s “Global Skills Strategy” to help employers attract highly skilled top talent to the country.
CommentaryImmigrationImmigration FraudApril 28, 2023by Jain Immigration Law
How to Avoid Being Accused of Immigration Fraud
Immigration fraud is a serious offence. Whether you are a victim of an immigration consultant who acted in bad faith, or you’ve been accused of immigration fraud by authorities, it’s essential to take immediate action to protect your legal rights.
CommentaryImmigrationApril 20, 2023by Ravi Jain
Ravi Jain Featured in Desi News – Canada Needs Immigrants But Do We Meet Their Needs
Ravi Jain, Founder of Jain Immigration Law, was recently featured in a cover story for Desi News where he offered his thoughts on some issues with Canadian immigration as well as what Canada can offer new migrants.
CommentaryImmigrationApril 18, 2023by Ravi Jain
Law360: Where Immigration is Headed
Founder of Jain Immigration Law, Ravi Jain recently published his thoughts on “Where immigration is headed” on Law360 Canada. Mr. Jain reflects on the state of Canada’s immigration system, discussing the backlog of applications that was allowed to accumulate during the pandemic and the impact this has had on individuals. He highlights the fact that customer service at...
CommentaryImmigrationFebruary 27, 2023by Marharyta Liva
Ways to Obtain Permanent Residency in Canada for Ukrainians
In light of the war in Ukraine, Canada introduced a Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET). With approved CUAET applications, Ukrainians and their family members can enter Canada, leave and return to it at any time while their visa is valid. They may renew or apply for a new work or study permit and are eligible to attend elementary and secondary schools. The main...
Business ImmigrationCommentaryFebruary 21, 2023by Ravi Jain
Two Options for Immigration to Canada by Investment
In this blog, we discuss two main options for immigration to Canada by investment: the federal Start-up Visa Program and the Ontario Entrepreneur Program.
CommentaryJanuary 19, 2023by Ravi Jain
The Lawyer’s Daily: Backlash on Ramped Up Immigration Numbers Unwarranted
Founder of Jain Immigration Law, Mr. Jain, made a recent contribution to The Lawyer’s Daily. In the article titled ” Backlash on Ramped Up Immigration Numbers Unwarranted,” Mr. Jain addresses some of the challenges, controversies and benefits surrounding the state of the Canadian Immigration system. Mr. Jain begins his opening remarks by discussing the annual level plan...