Andres Pelenur is a Founding Partner of Borders Law Firm. He is also an attorney-at-law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

From 2004 to 2015, Mr. Pelenur served as the Managing Partner of the firm. From 2014 to 2019, Mr. Pelenur was certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Citizenship & Immigration Law. In 2019, he voluntarily relinquished his specialist certification as required when one ceases to practice law in Ontario (he moved to New Zealand to advise the Central Government on policy matters). In April 2021 he resumed his role at Borders Law Firm as the firm’s Principal Lawyer.

Mr. Pelenur has extensive experience representing clients on all types of Canadian immigration matters before Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada, Canadian consulates around the world, the Immigration Appeal Division, and the Federal Court of Canada. Mr. Pelenur also brings a wealth of experience assisting corporations to bring skilled workers to Canada, employing a number of work permit strategies such as Labour Market Impact Assessments, CUSMA permits, and Intra-Company applications. He also advises on all federal and provincial immigration programs, creating strategies that are uniquely suited to each person’s circumstances and helping entrepreneurs obtain permanent residency through the Start-Up Visa program.

Mr. Pelenur also represents clients on US immigration matters including L visas, USMCA Professionals, Traders, and Investor applications.

In addition, Mr. Pelenur has a proven record representing clients before the Federal Court of Canada on judicial review applications and before the Immigration Appeal Division. He also advises clients on complex humanitarian and compassionate ground applications and Temporary Resident Permits for individuals who are inadmissible to Canada. He also assists clients with applications for Criminal Rehabilitation, Authorization to Return to Canada, and Permanent Resident Travel Documents. He also writes legal opinions that are used by other lawyers in civil and criminal actions.

Mr. Pelenur is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese, having been raised in Brazil and Uruguay. He has degrees from McGill University and the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law. In 2015, Mr. Pelenur was admitted to Harvard University for a Master’s degree in South Asian studies. Mr. Pelenur is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association’s Citizenship and Immigration Law Section, the American Bar Association, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

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