‘We are not subordinate to lawyers,’ say immigration consultants

The lawyers have a vested interest in suggesting a relationship in which consultants are subordinate to them, says the Canadian Association of Immigration Consultants (CAPIC).

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The self-regulation of immigration consultants has historically not worked, according to the Canadian Immigration Lawyers Association.

Integrity of Canada’s immigration system at stake, warn lawyers

“Self-regulation by immigration consultants has not worked and will fail to protect the vulnerable public” – Canadian Immigration Lawyers Association.

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Twitter Trolls who Fabricated Hate over Québec Mosque Shooting may Return for Federal Election

We decided to examine the social media debates about the Québec mosque shooting, so we collected 18,533 tweets from Jan. 30 to Feb. 12, 2017, using the hashtags #QuebecShooting and #QuebecMosqueShooting

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Immigration Fraudsters Target Refugees, South Asians

As refugees begin trickling into Canada in 2016, local police departments are warning newcomers and their sponsors to beware of con artists posing as immigration officials who might attempt to cheat them out of their…

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Citizenship: Finding the Right Balance

Now that we know what the government has in mind for the Citizenship Act, let’s talk about the longer-term implications of the proposed changes. Traditionally, Canadian citizenship policy has balanced “facilitation”—making citizenship easier to acquire —…

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