loader from loading.io

080: How Trump's new restrictions on foreign workers really benefit Canada!

Canadian Immigration Podcast

Release Date: 06/26/2020

083: SPECIAL SERIES: Immigration Hearings and Appeals - Appealing the Removal of Permanent Residents for Misrepresentation with Rekha McNutt show art 083: SPECIAL SERIES: Immigration Hearings and Appeals - Appealing the Removal of Permanent Residents for Misrepresentation with Rekha McNutt

Canadian Immigration Podcast

Misrepresentation is one of the most serious wrongdoings that the applicant for Permanent Residence in Canada can do. In other words you want to avoid misrepresentation at all cost throughout each stage of the immigration process. And let's call things by their proper name - lying is never a good idea whether you're lying in immigration or any other context. However, what if you never intended to misrepresent your case or did not even know that you have misrepresented something? This is just one of the issues that I have discussed with Rekha McNutt in today's episode of the Canadian...

info_outline
082: SPECIAL SERIES: Immigration Hearings and Appeals - Appealing the Removal of PR for Criminality with Rekha McNutt show art 082: SPECIAL SERIES: Immigration Hearings and Appeals - Appealing the Removal of PR for Criminality with Rekha McNutt

Canadian Immigration Podcast

It is not a secret that Permanent Residents can lose their status and be removed from Canada for committing a crime. In fact, a lot of people have heard some stories about PRs being removed from Canada for violating the law. However, not everyone knows specifics and details on how this removal process is done and if there are any ways Permanent Residents can challenge their removal from Canada. Well, today's episode is really focused on Permanent Residents and Criminality. In this episode of the Special Series on Immigration Hearings and Appeals I discuss everything you might want to know...

info_outline
082: SPECIAL SERIES: Immigration Hearings and Appeals - Appealing the Removal of PR for Criminality with Rekha McNutt show art 082: SPECIAL SERIES: Immigration Hearings and Appeals - Appealing the Removal of PR for Criminality with Rekha McNutt

Canadian Immigration Podcast

It is not a secret that Permanent Residents can lose their status and be removed from Canada for committing a crime. In fact, a lot of people have heard some stories about PRs being removed from Canada for violating the law. However, not everyone knows specifics and details on how this removal process is done and if there are any ways Permanent Residents can challenge their removal from Canada. Well, today's episode is really focused on Permanent Residents and Criminality. In this episode of the Special Series on Immigration Hearings and Appeals I discuss everything you might want to know...

info_outline
081: SPECIAL SERIES: Immigration Hearings and Appeals - Residency Appeals with Rekha McNutt show art 081: SPECIAL SERIES: Immigration Hearings and Appeals - Residency Appeals with Rekha McNutt

Canadian Immigration Podcast

Losing your status in Canada is the worst nightmare for Permanent Resident. Unfortunately, many Canadian PRs end up losing their Permanent Residence status. One of the common ways to lose your PR status is by not meeting the residency requirement. In this episode Rekha McNutt joins me once again for our Special Series of Immigration Hearings and Appeals to discuss specifics of residency requirements and filing appeals of the Removal Orders at the Immigration Appeal Division (IAD).

info_outline
080: How Trump's new restrictions on foreign workers really benefit Canada! show art 080: How Trump's new restrictions on foreign workers really benefit Canada!

Canadian Immigration Podcast

For US companies relying upon foreign workers, Monday, June 23, 2020, was a day of significant disappointment. Fortunately, Canada's immigration policy is far more welcoming. If you are a US company that is going to be hurt by these latest rounds of restrictions, Canada may just be the answer. Tune in to this episode where US Immigration Attorney, , explains what these restrictions mean for your company and Canadian Immigration Lawyer, , shares some great "made-in-Canada" solutions to turn your disappointment into relief. Many US companies were left reeling on Monday, June 23rd when...

info_outline
079: Is the IELTS really better than the CELPIP Test? show art 079: Is the IELTS really better than the CELPIP Test?

Canadian Immigration Podcast

Are you frustrated with your language scores? Have you considered writing both language tests? If you want to improve your scores, you have to listen to this episode with professional language instructor Garret Lim. He shares the real goods on what makes the IELTS different than the CELPIP. You can decide which one is better. In this episode, Garret Lim shared some great insight into exactly what the CELPIP and IELTS tests cover. By knowing the differences between the two tests, you can make the right choice as to which is going to allow you to score the highest. After all, your entire future...

info_outline
078: Is the CBSA Above the Law? show art 078: Is the CBSA Above the Law?

Canadian Immigration Podcast

During this episode Canadian Immigration Lawyers Mark Holthe and Arghavan Gerami get into discussion on whether the approaches taken by the CBSA during COVID-19 go in line with the principles of the Open Government, transparency and rule of law. Lack of responsiveness to the dialogue between CBSA and law practitioners and public played important role in formulating the view that people were left on their own in figuring out the details of the legal basis upon which the officers make their decisions at the border. In a pandemic people need more transparency and clarity on new policies and...

info_outline
077: Canadian Business Immigration - The best options available with Jeffrey Lowe show art 077: Canadian Business Immigration - The best options available with Jeffrey Lowe

Canadian Immigration Podcast

This is the second part to our Canadian Business Immigration series. Just as in the previous episode, Canadian Immigration Lawyers Mark Holthe and Jeffrey Lowe discuss different business immigration strategies available to investors to Canada. However, this time there will be much more specifics and business immigration case studies. We are going to pull the curtain back on options that potential business immigration clients may want to consider as they look to invest in Canada and use that investment of time and money to secure permanent resident status for them and their families. For the...

info_outline
076: Canadian Business Immigration - The best options available with Jeffrey Lowe show art 076: Canadian Business Immigration - The best options available with Jeffrey Lowe

Canadian Immigration Podcast

Since 2014 Canada has been without any real immigrant investor program at a federal level. However, in this episode we are going to pull the curtain back on three great options that your business immigration clients may want to consider as they look to invest in Canada and use that investment of time and money to secure permanent resident status for them and their families. It was great to have Canadian Immigration Lawyer Jeffrey Lowe join me to shed some light on some of the best business immigration options available for entrepreneurs and like-minded foreign nationals who are looking to...

info_outline
075: International Students in Canada - What the future holds with Will Tao show art 075: International Students in Canada - What the future holds with Will Tao

Canadian Immigration Podcast

With over 700,000 international students in Canada, has been struggling with what to do with them all. Many of these students are wondering if they have a future in Canada over the long term. In this episode Canadian Immigration Lawyer joins me talk about some of the challenges students experience when studying in Canada and some essential tips to avoiding the most common pitfalls. I was super happy to have Will Tao join me again after an almost four year absence on my Podcast. The last time he joined me, he was just cutting his teeth in the world of immigration law. However, he has worked...

info_outline
 
More Episodes

For US companies relying upon foreign workers, Monday, June 23, 2020, was a day of significant disappointment. President Trump announced that many categories of foreign workers would no longer be granted entry to the US until the end of 2020. Fortunately, Canada's immigration policy is far more welcoming. If you are a US company that is going to be hurt by these latest rounds of restrictions, Canada may just be the answer. Tune in to this episode where US Immigration Attorney, Nicole Ezer, explains what these restrictions mean for your company and Canadian Immigration Lawyer, Mark Holthe, shares some great "made-in-Canada" solutions to turn your disappointment into relief.

Many US companies were left reeling on Monday, June 23rd when President Trump announced that H-1B, L, J and H-2B visas would be blocked until the end of 2020. These four non-immigrant visa categories are relied upon heavily by US companies seeking to fill critical skill shortages in the US.

Now what is a US company going to do?

They were already hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, but this most recent announcement feels like insult to injury.

In this episode US immigration attorney, Nicole Ezer shares some great insight into what these restrictions really mean for US companies and why things may not be as bad as they seem.  I then take some time to pull the curtain back on some very practical solutions that Canada's facilitative immigration policy offer to struggling US companies and their foreign workers.

Nicole Ezer is the founder of Ezer Law Group, a business immigration boutique law firm based in Houston, Texas. She is my go-to attorney for any US bound business immigration need. We have collaborated for years on mutual cross-border clients and I have fortunate to call her my friend.

Nicole has practiced in the areas of family-based immigration, naturalization and asylum and participated in activities that provide education to industries and communities regarding immigration issues.

She is a frequent speaker before industry, HR groups and for attorney CLE activities, and is a 2002 Graduate of the Center for Houston’s Future Leadership Forum. Nicole has also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law Center, teaching “Business Immigration Basics”.

Nicole has focused her practice on immigration policies and planning and consulting for companies of all sizes. She is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Nicole develops, implements and updates immigration policies for multinational corporations.

Sponsor:

None of this would be possible if it were not for my Canadian Immigration Institute. My DIY courses earn me sufficient revenue to continue pushing out great free content on Canadian Immigration.

Affiliate Program:

[Tweet "Canada is a great option for suffering US companies?"]

Topics for our Next Podcast

If you have a suggestion for topics we could cover in the Podcast, please drop me a line at mholthe@holthelaw.com. If you know of anyone that would be interested in coming on the Podcast as a guest, please send them my way. share on facebook, share on twitter, share on LinkedIn

Binge on all of our Canadian Immigration Podcast Episodes!

If you want to listen to more episodes, you will find all the episodes here.

Subscribe to the Canadian Immigration Podcast on iTunes and Spotify

If you have enjoyed this podcast, please subscribe.

If you enjoyed the show, please rate it on iTunes and write a brief review. That would help tremendously in getting the word out and raising the visibility of the show. Share the Love

We also encourage you to subscribe to our Canadian Immigration Podcast on Spotify.

Spotify