Past Cases

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Meeting Client Needs: Federal Court

In 2015, we assisted a Burundi national who faced a deportation date. When the client first contacted our office, we submitted a Deferral Request to Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) with more than 50 pages of materials outlined the risk our client would face if returned to a country in a de facto civil war. It was refused and, in turn, we filed a Federal Court application and a Stay Motion. That was successful. Our focus on meeting client needs means that we use all the tools available to ensure success. Our client remains in Winnipeg with his family. This case received attention on CBC-Manitoba in English and Radio-Canada in French.

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Meeting Client Needs: Humanitarian and Compassionate Applications

In 2014, we assisted a family from Poland file an Application for Permanent Residency based on Humanitarian and Compassionate Grounds. The family had suffered physical and psychological harm at the hands of family members in Poland. Their personal safety would be at risk if returned. We received a positive decision after 8 months of processing and they are now Permanent Residents of Canada.

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Meeting Client Needs: Temporary Resident Permit

In 2014, we assisted an Italian client obtain a Temporary Resident Permit (TRP) due to minor criminal convictions that were in appeal in Italy. After receiving the TRP, we then assisted with a Work Permit and he is currently in Winnipeg with his family, contributing to the economy.

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Meeting Client Needs: Spousal Sponsorship Appeals

In 2013, we assisted an Canadian man with a sponsorship appeal of his Indian (Punjabi) wife at the Immigration and Refugee Board – Immigration Appeal Division (IRB-IAD). The issue was genuine marriage. After lengthy testimony and significant preparation, we won the appeal.

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Meeting Client Needs: Success on Appeals to the IRB

In 2013, we assisted a assisted an Canadian man with a sponsorship appeal of his Indian (Punjabi) wife at the Immigration and Refugee Board – Immigration Appeal Division (IRB-IAD). The issue was whether they entered the marriage for the purposes of immigration. We won the appeal.

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Meeting Client Needs: Reunification of Family in Canada

In 2012, we assisted a Filipino family with a sponsorship appeal of their parents at the Immigration and Refugee Board – Immigration Appeal Division (IRB-IAD). The issue was the Low Income Cut Off (LICO) due to fluctuations in employment during the processing of the application. We prepared +200 pages of submissions to opposing counsel and we won at Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).

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Meeting Client Needs: Success with Refugee Claim

In 2010, we assisted a woman obtain refugee status based on violence in St. Lucia.

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Meeting Clients’ Needs: Success with Permanent Resident Status

In 2009, we assisted a woman from Trinidad and Tobago obtain Permanent Residency based on an Application for Permanent Residency based on Humanitarian and Compassionate Grounds. She had been working and living in Canada for more than 10 years.

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Meeting Client Needs: Success with Applicants Who Had Been Previously Refused

In 2008, we assisted a Canadian woman sponsor her Kuwaiti husband. We submitted more than 400 pages of supporting documentation and the couple are now happily living together in Toronto.

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