June 27, 2018

Canadian government approves visas for adopted children coming from Japan

Five British Columbia families received news on Saturday that their visas for their adopted children have been approved by the Canadian government.   Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) said it was seeking clarity on whether the change affects Canadians as well, although this wasn’t previously part of the process for Canadian families adopting children in Japan. That led to delays for five B.C. families filed who already had their […]
June 21, 2018

Canadian government temporarily suspends visas for adopted infants coming from Japan

Five B.C. families in the process of adopting children from Japan have been forced to stay in Tokyo because the Canadian government is reviewing its policies.  The B.C. government has temporarily suspended adoptions from Japan amid uncertainty over a recent directive from Japan to the United States on international adoptions. To date, Canadians haven’t required that authorization to adopt children from Japan. But Canadian officials have told adoptive parents they […]
September 11, 2017

(DACA) Dreamer’s prospects for immigrating to Canada

Rudolf Kischer joins Fox 10 news to encourage “immigrants that are highly educated, young and speak English” to move to Canada, where there are a great number of jobs in cities such as Toronto, Windsor, and Vancouver. The Fox 10 news segment discusses the many work opportunities available in Canada in response to President Trump declaring that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program will end in six months, […]
August 29, 2017
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The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Canada’s Minister of Immigration discusses “From Refugees and Immigrants to Citizens”

Maynard Kischer Stojicevic is proud to be a presenting sponsor for the Canadian Club Vancouver’s luncheon featuring The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, on September 5th at the Terminal City Club. Minister Hussen will discuss: From Refugees and Immigrants to Citizens – Canada’s approach to immigration and its importance to economic growth and nation building. Ahmed Hussen is the Member of Parliament for the riding of […]
May 2, 2017

Trump executive order travel ban – what it is and who it impacts.

Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Rudolf Kischer and Alex Stojicevic spoke to host Zack Spencer of CISL 650’s The Law Show about the Trump executive order banning travel in the United States and what it is, and how it is impacting those traveling from specific countries. President Trump signed soon after he came into office, the executive order to ban people entering the USA from several countries. “Essentially what the ban has […]
November 22, 2016

HUMA, Francophones and Refugees: Alex and Rudi on the Law Show

As the federal government continues to make changes to Canada’s immigration and citizenship policies, some high-profile areas are getting extra attention. The foreign worker program, increasing Canada’s francophone population and refugees are all areas of particular focus for the feds these days. Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Rudolf Kischer and Alex Stojicevic talked about these and more with host Zack Spencer on the latest episode of CISL 650’s The Law Show. […]
November 14, 2016
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US Google searches for “apply for Canadian citizenship” up 500%

Immigration lawyers in Vancouver say they’ve seen an increase in interest by Americans interested in moving to Canada after Donald Trump became the president elect, CTV News Vancouver reports. Trump’s supporters were very happy with the election results, while Hilary Clinton followers are not so convinced it was a good move. To them, Canadian citizenship seems like it might be a good idea. In fact, Google showed that the keyword […]
October 25, 2016

Bill C6 may change current Canadian immigration policies and procedures

Bill C6, a bill brought in by the federal government to counteract much of the previous government’s Bill C24 or “Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act”, is currently before the Canadian Senate. Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Rudolf Kischer and Alex Stojicevic spoke to host Zack Spencer of CISL 650’s The Law Show about how Bill C6 may change current Canadian immigration policies and procedures. One controversial part of Bill C24 included removing […]