Immigration Appeal and Judicial Review

Immigration detainees in Lindsay jail stage protest and hunger strike

September 20, 2013

[Excerpt of article from torstar.com] GTA immigration detainees recently transferred to a jail in Lindsay, Ont., held a protest and staged a hunger strike this week over what they describe as unfair treatment. About 200 inmates being held in Greater Toronto have been relocated to the Central East Correctional Centre since August because of a…

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Would-be immigrants poised to hear about application backlog

July 30, 2012

[Toronto Star Reports] Dong Wang has waited almost six years for his immigration dream to be fulfilled. This week, he and 900 other applicants will find out from a Canadian court if their long wait has been in vain. The 33-year-old native of the Chinese city of Dalian applied to immigrate to Canada in 2006.…

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Immigration Lawyer wins battle against CIC over processing delay and application wipe-out

June 18, 2012

OK, this is not a case that goes directly against the recent Bill C-38, which, if passed, will allow Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) to wipe out all Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) applications submitted before February 27, 2008. However, according to Toronto immigration Lawyer Jeff Li, the winning of this legal battle may stop CIC…

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Live-in caregivers made to work longer to earn status; Ottawa faces legal challenge over backlogged immigrant visa applications

November 27, 2011

Live-in caregivers made to work longer to earn status: http://www.thestar.com/news/article/1092211 Ottawa faces legal challenge over backlogged immigrant visa applications: http://www.thestar.com/iphone/news/article/1091558--ottawa-faces-legal-challenge-over-backlogged-immigrant-visa-applications

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Family wrongly deported returns to Canada and sparks debate

September 22, 2011

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