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Immigration Appeal: order stayed for compassionate reasons

Rogerson Law Group has won an important immigration appeal on behalf of a doctor from Saudi Arabia who was ordered to leave Canada for failing to meet the residency obligations under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA).  The board

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Skilled Workers: Federal Skilled Trades Class (FSTP)

Skilled workers in certain trades can obtain Canadian permanent residency under the Federal Skilled Trade Class – a program under the Express Entry program.  This program is applicable to potential applicants with training and work experience such as welders, carpenter, bricklayers, cooks

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New Start-Up Visa: unique business opportunity

If you are one of those people who has a brilliant idea to start a business, and has the capability to raise capital or find investors, the new Start-Up Visa may be a unique opportunity for you. New Start-Up Visa Program

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Immigration to Canada through the Express Entry System

Are you interested in immigrating to Canada permanently as a skilled worker? Retain an immigration lawyer at Rogerson Law Group to guide you through the Express Entry System, Canada’s new application management system for the Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal

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Canada’s 2014 Federal Budget Proposes Elimination of the 60-Month Residency Exemption for Immigration Trusts

Canada’s February 11, 2014 federal budget eliminated the tax benefits of immigration trusts for new residents of Canada. This is a radical change to Canada’s tax regime in regard to immigration trusts which could have adverse tax consequences for many

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Investment in Canada and the Impact of Bill C-60

Canada has the second largest landmass in world and is rich in natural resources, from oil and minerals to freshwater and lumber. Its workforce is highly educated and skilled, it is among the world’s leading industrialized countries with a stable

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Remaining in Canada After Your Canadian Visa Expires

By Andrew Rogerson LLB (Hons) TEP Temporary residents in Canada are foreign nationals who enter and remain in Canada for a set period of time on the strength of a Canadian visa as a visitor, international student or foreign worker.

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Doing-it-Yourself vs. Hiring a Canadian Immigration Lawyer

By Andrew Rogerson LLB (Hons) TEP The process of temporarily or permanently immigrating to Canada can be quite complicated and expensive for those seeking to do so. Although Citizenship and Immigration Canada (“CIC”) clearly notes on their website that foreign

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Canadian immigration and tax issues for would be immigrants and non residents

Canadian Immigration By Andrew Rogerson LLB (Hons) TEP STEP Journal – September 2011 Immigration Categories The investor scheme requires CAD800,000 to be lent to the Canadian government for five years, interest-free. The government permits qualified investors to use financing from

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Citizenship and Immigration Canada will Temporarily Cease Accepting New Applications

By Andrew Rogerson LLB (Hons) TEP Effective July 1, 2012, Citizenship and Immigration Canada will temporarily cease accepting new applications to the Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) and Immigrant Investor programs. This temporary moratorium on new applications has been enacted so

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Canadian Immigration Continues Despite Temporary Federal Skilled Worker Freeze

By Andrew Rogerson LLB (Hons) TEP The majority of the over 60 Canadian immigration programs have, and will continue, to accept applications despite a temporary freeze on the acceptance of applications for the Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) program. Many prospective

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