Immigration

Canadian business immigration to U.S. stymied by COVID-19 but not President Trump: lawyer

Canadian business immigration to U.S. stymied by COVID-19 but not President Trump: lawyer

U.S. immigration lawyer on the current obstacles in getting Canadians over the border to work

Queen’s Law launches program for licensed immigration consultants

Queen’s Law launches program for licensed immigration consultants

Mark Walters, dean of law, said that offering programs online may help Canadians more easily understand the law and may promote access to justice

More funding needed for legal aid amidst pandemic, letters say

More funding needed for legal aid amidst pandemic, letters say

Interest rate cuts, end of federal funds compound pressure on legal aid providers

Divergence in decisions by immigration and border officials frustrate lawyers

Divergence in decisions by immigration and border officials frustrate lawyers

Clients find visas approved only to be turned away at the border

Legal Aid Ontario introduces temporary procedural changes to help lawyers during the COVID-19 crisis

Legal Aid Ontario introduces temporary procedural changes to help lawyers during the COVID-19 crisis

Lawyers may now temporarily apply for legal aid on behalf of in-custody clients

Refugee lawyers lament decision to suspend asylum at Canada-U.S. border for COVID-19 containment

Refugee lawyers lament decision to suspend asylum at Canada-U.S. border for COVID-19 containment

Government should not have to choose between fighting COVID-19 and upholding human rights, CARL said