Category: Immigration Canada

Labour Shortages in Canada

Mr. Lev Abramovich appeared on TVO’s The Agenda on December 6, 2022, to discuss whether Canada’s labour shortage can be resolved through immigration. In short, the answer is mixed. In the TVO interview, Lev suggests that bureaucracy and red tape within Canada’s immigration department creates considerable hurdles for employers as well as applicants, and ultimately […]

IRCC Backlog and Processing Delays

Backlog of Applications and Processing Delays TVO’s The Agenda, The Globe and Mail and CBC In this blog, I will summarize the recent media appearance of Mr. Lev Abramovich, one of the founding lawyers of Abramovich & Tchern. On November 10, 2022, Lev appeared on TVO’s iconic show, The Agenda with Steve Paikin, discussing immigration […]

Client success story: How we helped an Entrepreneur from Nigeria establish his construction business in Canada

Opportunities abound for foreign entrepreneurs in Canada, but getting yourself here can be a challenge. Navigating the labyrinthine bureaucracy of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) system while meeting the technical requirements of its many programs can seem like a daunting prospect, even for the most successful and resilient of business owners. However, with the […]

Visa processing delays for international students

College and universities across the country are back in session, but many international students are missing out as Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) massive immigration backlog forces them to stay home. International students are a key component of Canada’s ambitious plan to admit more than 400,000 permanent residents annually. Their younger demographics, excellent English […]

The top three reasons your immigration file is stuck in IRCC’s ‘review required’ and how to get it out

As Canada’s massive immigration backlog continues to spiral out of control, applicants may have to take matters into their own hands to stop their files from becoming lost and forgotten in the Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) bureaucracy. Months of silence on the status of your permanent residence application can feel almost as bad […]

The top five ways to fix Canada’s backlogged immigration system

There may be no better time to reform Canada’s broken immigration system as anger and frustration approach fever pitch over the country’s massive immigration backlog. In April 2022, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) set an unwanted record as its unprecedented backlog crossed the two-million threshold. However, the agency’s statistics show that the line is […]

How to bring foreign tech talent to Canada

Foreign workers will have a critical role to play if Canada’s booming tech sector is to live up to its extraordinary potential. And Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada is doing its part, providing an impressive slate of programs designed to help companies operating in the digital sphere meet staffing needs that the Canadian labour market […]