Immigration

New immigration initiative excludes counsel, is unfair to newcomers, say lawyers

New immigration initiative excludes counsel, is unfair to newcomers, say lawyers

One lawyer says program hurts those it seeks to help

Naseem Mithoowani appointed an adjudicator on the Human Rights Tribunal of Canada

Naseem Mithoowani appointed an adjudicator on the Human Rights Tribunal of Canada

In 2014, Mithoowani successfully challenged a policy banning the niqab in citizenship ceremonies

Ottawa announces new pathway for permanent residency for foreign nationals currently in Canada

Ottawa announces new pathway for permanent residency for foreign nationals currently in Canada

COVID has made plan for 401,000 newcomers in 2021 unlikely, say immigration lawyers

Immigrant nominee program updates: applications deemed incomplete, entrepreneur stream amendments

Immigrant nominee program updates: applications deemed incomplete, entrepreneur stream amendments

Program introduced points-based expression of interest system last March

Legal Aid Ontario assists frontline healthcare workers seeking permanent residency

Legal Aid Ontario assists frontline healthcare workers seeking permanent residency

Initiative aims to assist those awaiting their refugee hearing as well as failed refugee claimants

Slow COVID vaccination pace among pandemic's complications to immigration law

Slow COVID vaccination pace among pandemic's complications to immigration law

Canada is trailing the U.S. and UK in per-capita vaccination rate