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Author: Lev Abramovich

News Review May 30 – June 05, 2022

Here is the most comprehensive weekly Canadian Immigration News analysis by Abramovich & Tchern Immigration Lawyers. Read our blog to find out the most important events of the previous week. Canada introduced an update for International Experience Canada applications and invited new candidates The Government of Canada released a new program delivery update regarding International […]

Canadian Immigration News Review March 16-31, 2022

In the second half of March, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited candidates through 2 Express Entry (EE) draws. Many Canadian provinces also issued invitations to candidates under Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP). In addition, the Government of Canada launched special measures for Ukraine and started accepting Ukrainian citizens. Immigration via the Express Entry Express […]

A Recap of Lev Abramovich’s Latest Media Appearances

Following Canadian immigration news? Watch our own Lev Abramovich address a variety of issues ranging from the latest Ukrainian refugee crisis to Russian citizens seeking refuge in Canada.  CBC https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/ukraine-afghan-refugees-1.6381826 Toronto Star https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2022/03/21/its-not-just-ukrainians-looking-to-come-to-canada-a-flood-of-disgusted-russians-are-asking-too.html AM 640  https://omny.fm/shows/kelly-cutrara/immigration-lawyers-have-been-fielding-calls-from More on AM 640 https://omny.fm/shows/kelly-cutrara/its-not-just-ukrainians-looking-to-come-to-canada CTV https://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=2408608 More on CTV https://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=2410748

IRCC’s Updated Processing Times, And Why the Writ of Mandamus Will Remain An Exceptionally Effective Remedy

Updated Processing Times Reflect Massive IRCC Backlogs On March 31, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) introduced a new “data-based” approach to expected processing times for permanent residence and citizenship applications. In other words, permanent residence and citizenship applicants will finally have access to processing times grounded in IRCC data as opposed to the […]

Mandamus Q&A: Answering More Frequently Asked Questions

Mandamus Q&A: Answering More Frequently Asked Questions We’ve seen considerable interest in writ of mandamus applications from people whose immigration applications are disrupted by an Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) delay. Even a slight hold-up in proceedings can cause significant anxiety and frustration. With this in mind, we decided to expand on our Writ […]

IRCC Refused My Application for Misrepresentation: What Can I Do Now?

Over the past few years, we have seen a significant increase in misrepresentation-based bars under section 40 (1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA). This is often based on section 16 (1) of the IRPA (which we’ll come back to). In this post, we’ll summarize misrepresentation, the main issues surrounding it, and our […]

Writ of Mandamus FAQ

Given significant Covid-19 related delays in the processing of visa and permanent residence applications, our Federal Court practice has seen significant mandamus application and we get many questions regarding this judicial remedy and this FAQ is designed to address some of the most common questions we get. In addition to this FAQ, you can learn […]

Comment on certain immigration and refugee statements made by Federal Conservative Party Leader, Mr. Erin O’Toole

Comment on certain immigration and refugee statements made by Federal Conservative Party Leader, Mr. Erin O’Toole CTV National News recently invited A&T’s Lev Abramovich to briefly comment on certain immigration and refugee statements made by Federal Conservative Party Leader, Mr. Erin O’Toole. On September 13, 2021, Mr. O’Toole, released a French-language video via Twitter promising […]

How Can a Writ of Mandamus Help With Your Immigration Application?

How Can a Writ of Mandamus Help With Your Immigration Application? Have you filed an application to immigrate to Canada but you’re still waiting for a decision after the processing time has passed? You’re not alone. According to Reuters, Canada aimed to welcome more than 800,000 new residents by the end of 2022. Canada’s Immigration […]