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Inadmissibility Issues and Waivers

Inadmissibility Issues and Waivers

Known for its friendliness, Canada nonetheless does have policies that allow it to effectively deny admission for those it deems a risk or threat. Inadmissibility to Canada for criminal or medical reasons can be addressed with the help of an immigration lawyer. Contact us today at (403) 452-9515 Ext. 107 or 1-800-932-1190 or email us directly.

The most common reasons that you will be deemed inadmissible are:

  • Conviction of a crime (in Canada or outside of it)
  • Involvement in organized crime
  • Involvement in human rights violations
  • Committed an act in a foreign nation that is a crime under Canadian law
  • Certain financial, health or security reasons

If you are refused entry to Canada because of some of those reasons, there may still be ways to enter the country.

PODCAST EPISODE 4: OVERCOMING CRIMINAL INADMISSIBILITY TO ENTER CANADA OR THE UNITED STATES

Contact us today at (403) 452-9515 Ext. 107 or 1-800-932-1190 or email us directly.

Episode 4: Overcoming Criminal Inadmissibility to Enter Canada or the United States

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Criminal Inadmissibility to Enter Canada or the U.S.: Facebook Live May 21

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How to Enter Canada If You've Been Convicted of Marijuana Use or Related Crimes

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6 Months In: What Employees Who Travel Between Canada and the U.S. Need to Know About Cannabis Legalization

Canada legalized the recreational use of marijuana 6 months ago, in October 2018. Employees who travel between Canada and the United States continue to have concerns about how legalized ...

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How Marijuana Impaired Driving Penalties Can Result in Deportation from Canada

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Medical Conditions That Can Prevent You From Entering Canada

There are medical conditions that can make someone medically inadmissible to enter Canada and live in Canada on a permanent basis. On June 1, 2018, IRCC made significant changes to ...

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I originally contacted Evelyn to assist us in developing expatriate practices for the company I was working with many years ago. I have been extremely pleased with the support, organization, professionalism and keen sense of urgency that they carryout in all of the work that they have completed.

Over the years, I have engaged Evelyn and her team for immigration business matters and continue to refer them to my network and colleagues.

– Ann Gosselin, BAdmin, CHRP, RPR, Manager, Human Resources

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