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Canadian & US Immigration Law

COVID-19 PROCEDURES

Esteemed clients, in light of necessary precautions in response to the Coronavirus outbreak, we are suspending, on a temporary basis, all in-person client meetings and consultations. New procedures are outlined below:

Consultations

  • If you would like to schedule a consultation to discuss your immigration matters, please schedule a Zoom or Teams consultation with our office by emailing us at [email protected]. Our office will not be accepting in-person consultations after Friday, 13 March 2020.
  • You can also book a consultation directly by clicking here

Urgent Matters for Current and Former Clients

  • If you are a current or former client of our firm and have an urgent matter to discuss, please contact our office at 416-481-5689 or by email at [email protected].

We thank you for your patience and understanding during the unfolding crisis.  We have the technology to allow our lawyers to continue to advance your immigration applications from any location, so we do not anticipate any disruption to our operations and to the progress of your files. The success of your applications remains our priority.

About Borders Law Firm

Borders Law Firm practices exclusively in the area of Canadian and U.S. immigration law. Founded in 2004, the firm has represented hundreds of clients from all over the world, ranging from multi-national corporations to small businesses, families and individuals. The law firm’s principal office is located in the heart of Toronto, Canada.

The law firm has a wealth of experience representing on all aspects of Canadian immigration law before Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Service Canada, the Immigration Division, the Immigration Appeal Division, the Immigration and Refugee Board and the Federal Court of Canada, among other government bodies.

At Borders Law Firm, we make it a point to look beyond the immediate needs of each client, creating comprehensive long-term strategies beyond the validity of the initial visa to Canada. We handle a full range of immigration matters including work permits, study permits, permanent residence (federal and provincial), sponsorship, inadmissibility, citizenship applications, and litigation appeals.

What’s New in Immigration

“Implied Status” is now ‘Maintained Status”!

IRCC has announced that they will now be using the term, “Maintained status” instead of “Implied Status”. Maintained status occurs in a situation where a temporary resident applies to extend their period of authorized stay before it ends. Their period of authorized...

CEC only Express Entry Draw April 1st, 2021

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held another CEC only express entry draw on April 1st, 2021.  This draw issued 5000 ITAs with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 432, this is 17 points lower than the previous CEC only draw. IRCC...