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 […]
September 20, 2016
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Feds hint at changes to Canadian immigration system

A recent town hall meeting with federal Canadian immigration Minister John McCallum’s chief of staff has the immigration law community talking about possible changes coming to the Ministry of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship.  Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Rudolf Kischer and Gordon Maynard  spoke to host Zack Spencer of CISL 650’s The Law Show about some of the changes mentioned at the meeting. Of the 17 potential changes noted at the […]
August 31, 2016
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Alex and Gordon recognized by Best Lawyers® for best immigration lawyers in Canada

Every year, lawyers from across Canada nominate their peers for inclusion on the highly regarded Best Lawyers® list. This year, Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Gordon Maynard and Alex Stojicevic have been honoured with the distinction of being recognized as two of the best lawyers in Canada in the practice area of Immigration Law. Best Lawyers® in Canada has released its 11th edition this year, featuring over 2500 lawyers from 60 practice […]
August 29, 2016
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Land transfer tax and Express Entry

A year and a half after introducing the express entry program, the federal government is now looking at ways the program can be improved.  Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Rudolf Kischer and Gordon Maynard  spoke to host Zack Spencer of CISL 650’s The Law Show about the history of the program and what changes may be on the horizon. But first, the partners addressed an issue that’s recently been front-page news […]
July 26, 2016
Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) and how things work at the Canada border

The border and rules that may keep you out of Canada

Continuing the conversation on the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) and how things work at the border, Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Alex Stojicevic and Gordon Maynard  once again joined host Zack Spencer of CISL 650’s The Law Show to address questions of enforcement issues at the border. Along with other government bodies, the CBSA has the power to decide whether a person can come into Canada or not. Sometimes, people […]