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Welcome, Jennifer Mohomed-Indarsingh

Please join us in welcoming our newest Associate Lawyer, Jennifer Mohomed-Indarsingh, to the GGFI Law team. We look forward to working with you, Jennifer!

Tailor Farrell at 2:24 PM
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Welcome, Manuela Jimenez Bueno

Please join us in welcoming back, as an Associate Lawyer, Manuela Jimenez Bueno to the GGFI Law team. We look forward to continuing to work with you, Manuela! 

Tailor Farrell at 2:23 PM
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April 2024 – Immigration and Refugee Updates

CUAET Measures Extended to July 31, 2024

 

Persons who applied under the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) and received a positive decision on or after February 4, 2024 will have until July 31, 2024 to arrive in Canada and apply for inland study permits and open work permits. Persons who qualify will not have to pay the permit application and processing fees. 

 

A complete summary of the ongoing CUAET measures can be found here: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/news/notices/cuaet-processing-delays-extension.html

 

New Designated ECA for Architects

 

As of May 20, 2024, the Canadian Architectural Certification Board will be authorized to issue Educational Credential Assessments (ECAs) for applicants under National Occupational Classification (NOC) code 21200 – Architects.

 

Permanent Residence Fees Increasing

 

On April 30, 2024, IRCC will be increasing the permanent residence application fees. A chart setting out the fee increases can be found here: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/news/notices/increase-permanent-residence-fees-april-2024.html  

Bella Wright at 11:01 AM
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New Immigration and Refugee Law Department

GGFI Law is excited to announce the launch of its full-service immigration and refugee law department. We work collaboratively with our clients to develop the best short and long-term strategies to meet their immigration and labour needs. Our clients include individuals, families, small businesses, and large corporations.

 

As a business owner, we can assist you in hiring temporary foreign workers to fill a labour shortage, transfer employees temporarily to a Canadian branch of your company or obtain the proper authorizations to start a new business venture.

 

If you are looking to gain Canadian work experience, we can help you find the work permit program that best suits your needs. If obtaining permanent residence is your end goal, let us guide you through your journey and help you find the best strategy for establishing your roots in Canada.

 

We are also happy to assist in facilitating family reunification, whether you are looking to sponsor your spouse or child or looking to reunite with your parents or grandparents.

GGFI has extensive experience representing refugee claimants from start to finish. If you have reasons to fear persecution in your country of origin, speak to one of our lawyers now. We strive to create a safe and accommodating space for persons with disabilities, victims of family violence, and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

 

Whatever your immigration and refugee needs may be, GGFI is here to help. Our services include, but are not limited to:

 

  • LMIAs, Intra-company Transferees, Self-Employed Work Permits
  • Visitor visas, work permits, temporary resident permits
  • Express Entry and Provincial Nominee Programs
  • Spousal Sponsorships
  • Parent and Grandparent Super Visas
  • Permanent Residence Applications
  • Citizenship Applications
  • Refugee Claims and Appeals
  • Pre-Removal Risk Assessments
  • Humanitarian and Compassionate Applications
  • Deferrals and Stays of Removal
  • Danger Opinions and Detention Reviews
  • CBSA Flag Removal Requests
  • Inadmissibility
  • Authorizations to Return to Canada
Bella Wright at 9:32 AM
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FCT Certificate of Excellence

GGFI Law is proud to be recognized as a Top Commercial Law Partner for 2023 by FCT.

 

FCT Certificate of Excellence

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