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Canadian Immigration Questions and Answers with Attorney David Cohen

Every month, Attorney David Cohen will answer a few general Canadian immigration questions submitted by our readers. These questions cover immigration programs, eligibility, processing, language requirements, investing in Canada, landing, admissibility, studying in Canada, working in Canada, and much more. 1. I am a Canadian citizen and want to sponsor my wife for permanent residency through …

David’s Blog: Building a new Quebec

In a speech this past summer, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard appealed to English speakers who had left the province to return, saying Quebec needed them. “We need you for a better future for all Quebecers,” he said. “This is the moment to come back and build Quebec, the new Quebec with us.” The speech and …

Canadian Immigration Questions and Answers with Attorney David Cohen

Every month, Attorney David Cohen will answer a few general Canadian immigration questions submitted by our readers. These questions cover immigration programs, eligibility, processing, language requirements, investing in Canada, landing, admissibility, studying in Canada, working in Canada, and much more. Here are this month’s questions and answers. 1.Under the recent change, can my 21-year-old son be …

David’s blog: It pays to plan ahead

Today, Canada set an ambitious standard in its multi-year Immigration Levels Plan, but was it ambitious enough? During the question and answer session after Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen outlined the government’s plan to welcome nearly a million immigrants before the end of 2020, a journalist from a national media organization directly asked the Minister why …

Canadian Immigration Questions and Answers with Attorney David Cohen

Every month, Attorney David Cohen will answer a few general Canadian immigration questions submitted by our readers. These questions cover immigration programs, eligibility, processing, language requirements, investing in Canada, landing, admissibility, studying in Canada, working in Canada, and much more. Here are this month’s questions and answers. 1. Hi there. I am permanent resident in Canada …

David’s Blog: Dare we?

In a new book, titled ‘Maximum Canada’, author Doug Saunders accounts for how a ‘population deficit’ threatens Canada’s social programs, cities, and environment. Saunders argues that a goal of 100 million Canadians may be worth striving for, but we must start planning now to get it right. This goal is shared by the Century Initiative, a group …

Canadian Immigration Questions and Answers with Attorney David Cohen

Every month, Attorney David Cohen will answer a few general Canadian immigration questions submitted by our readers. These questions cover immigration programs, eligibility, processing, language requirements, investing in Canada, landing, admissibility, studying in Canada, working in Canada, and much more. Here are this month’s questions and answers. 1. When will the change to the maximum age …

David’s Blog: More Personnel Needed to Process Asylum Claims

Earlier this year, in a previous entry to this blog titled No Easy Answers, I suggested that Canada may not be as prepared as it could be to deal with the potential entrance of thousands of migrants arriving at the Canadian border. Moreover, I stated that the integrity of Canada’s immigration system, and public confidence in …