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Humanitarian Applications

In very limited circumstances it is possible to apply for permanent residence or to stay in Canada even though a person may be:

  • in Canada without status
  • inadmissible because of health reasons or a criminal record, or;
  • not qualify for permission to remain in Canada because the person does not fit into any of the regular Immigration categories.

These are among the most complex of all applications. Some factors that are considered in these applications are:

  •  the reason for being in Canada;
  • whether or not the person is dependent on anyone in Canada or anyone is Canada is dependent on them;
  •  the harm done to the person's family, particularly children, if the family is broken up by deportation;
  •  the person's employment and education history;
  • the cost of future medical services or whether the person's condition is a danger to the public (if a medical problem is the issue);
  • the person's criminal history, whether or not the person is still a danger to the public, and whether there is a chance of rehabilitation of the person (if a criminal record is the issue), and;
  • possible hardship faced by the person if returned home.

 

We have over 50 years of experience in representing clients from over 70 countries.  We have an excellent reputation at the Board, and are certified as Immigration Specialists by The Law Society of Upper Canada.  Our success is as a result of thorough preparation for each case

Lawyers

Robert W. Young Certified Immigration Specialist Robert W. Young offers a full range of Canadian immigration law services extending from company transfers to Immigration hearings.

905-527-7981

Howard P. Eisenberg Certified Immigration Specialist Howard P. Eisenberg has specialized in Immigration Law since 1989.

905-527-7981

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