• July 7, 2023

    Temporary Resident Permit

    A Comprehensive Guide to Temporary Resident Permits (TRPs) A Temporary Resident Permit (TRP) is a document issued by the Government of Canada to individuals who are otherwise inadmissible to enter or stay in the country. It serves as an exception to the regular [...]

  • December 1, 2013

    Convicted of an Offense Problem Entering Canada?

    Problem Entering Canada? Being denied entry to Canada can be an extremely frustrating, if not embarrassing situation for many travellers experiencing this. If you have been denied entry to Canada, could it be because of Inadmissibility? And miss ability is basically inclusion that prevents you [...]

  • November 26, 2013

    Need Versus Risk When Issuing a TRP

    Inadmissible To Canada An inadmissible person's need to enter or remain in Canada must be compelling and sufficient enough to overcome the health or safety risks to Canadian society. Before an officer can issue a TRP, he must consider the factors that make the person's [...]

  • November 26, 2013

    Purpose of Temporary Resident Permits

    Temporary Resident Permits If you have a criminal conviction on your record, you may be seen as inadmissible to Canada. However, in some cases, there may be compelling reasons for an officer to issue a Temporary Resident Permit to allow a person who does not [...]

  • November 26, 2013

    Determining if Criminal Inadmissibility is Minor

    Minor Criminal Charges and Entering Canada Many people believe that their conviction is minor, and they are puzzled when they are not admitted into Canada. Here are some factors that can consider your offence as minor: the crime did not involve drugs, except for simple [...]

  • November 26, 2013

    Denied Entry to Canada Can I File My Own Application?

    File my Own Temporary Resident Permit Application Yes, there is no requirement that you have representation to file for temporary or permanent residency, just like there is no requirement to hire someone to represent you in a civil or criminal case, but it generally makes [...]

  • November 26, 2013

    What to Expect at the Canadian Port of Entry

    If the Immigration officer has doubts based on the below, you will be asked to go to Secondary Inspection. At the Secondary Inspections, there are far more questions. Being prepared on how to answer these questions and what to expect at the border is key: [...]

  • November 24, 2013

    Applying for a Temporary Resident Permit Tips

    Applying for a Temporary Resident Permit Attempting to travel with inadmissibility can be a very nerve-wracking experience. Many have our clients have been turned away at the border because of a lack of awareness, proper documentation or knowledge of what to expect. Worse, many of [...]

  • November 24, 2013

    Temporary Resident Permit Requirements

    If you face any sort of inadmissibility, entering Canada may be difficult, if not altogether not possible depending on the nature of the inadmissibility. There are many reasons why someone might be considered inadmissible: you are a security risk, you have committed human or international [...]

  • November 7, 2013

    Criminal Inadmissibility Frequently Asked Questions

    This term describes people who are not allowed to enter or stay in Canada because they have committed or been convicted of a crime. That crime may have occurred in or outside Canada. Should this be the case for you, you may be considered to [...]