April 20, 2015

Sponsoring family for immigration: Alex and Rudi on The Law Show

In their April 12, 2015 appearance on CISL 650’s The Law Show, Alex Stojicevic and Rudolf (Rudi) Kischer of MKS Immigration and Citizenship Law in Vancouver talked to host Stirling Faux about the challenges faced by temporary foreign workers in Canada and some of the issues facing those trying to sponsor family members for immigration. While job shortages led to an expansion of the foreign worker program in the early […]
April 20, 2015
Vancouver Immigration Lawyer

TFW Program deadline may have consequences: Alex to CBC

While a number of changes continue to be made to the Temporary Foreign Worker program, foreign workers and their employers are seeing the effects of changes from made to permanent residency deadlines in 2011. That year, Canada’s federal government changed the rules around how long temporary foreign workers in low-skilled jobs could stay in the country without permanent residency, setting the limit at four years. April 1, 2015 was the […]
March 20, 2015

Gordon and Rudolf talk inadmissibility on CISL 650 Radio’s The Law Show

On March 15, 2015, Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Gordon Maynard and Rudolf Kischer once again joined host Stirling Faux on CISL 650 Radio’s The Law Show. This time, the Vancouver immigration lawyers tackled Canadian immigration and citizenship issues of inadmissibility, including illegal residents, and residency requirements. “When you’re coming to Canada, it’s a two-part process,” explains Rudi. “First, are you eligible to come to Canada? Second, are you admissible to […]
February 20, 2015

MKS discuss new citizenship rules on The Law Show

In their February appearance on CISL 650 Radio’s The Law Show, Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Alex Stojicevic and Rudolf Kischer updated host Stirling Faux on the latest news in Canadian citizenship law, including new citizenship rules set to come into effect June 1, 2015, fraudulent immigration forms and how the new rules will affect dual citizenship. To start, the Vancouver immigration lawyers tackled the issue of new legislation that will […]
January 29, 2015

Gordon Maynard and Rudolf Kischer explain Express Entry on CISL 650’s The Law Show

On January 18, Rudolf Kischer and Gordon Maynard of Maynard Kischer Stojicevic Immigration Law once again appeared on CISL 650’s The Law Show to talk shop with host Stirling Faux. In their last visit to the show, the MKS partners discussed who gets into Canada and what changes in Canadian immigration law have taken place over the years. This episode got into the details of the latest changes that took […]
January 5, 2015

MKS talks Canadian immigration law on CISL 650’s The Law Show

On Dec. 21, all three partners of Maynard Kischer Stojicevic Immigration Law were invited to share their in-depth knowledge of Canadian immigration law with the listeners of CISL 650’s The Law Show.  Host Stirling Faux welcomed the Vancouver-based lawyers to the show and went on to focus on three areas of interest in Canadian immigration law: who does and doesn’t get into Canada; what changes to Canadian immigration have occurred […]
December 1, 2014

Gordon Maynard speaks to the Senate Committee on Bill C-43

On November 20, Gordon Maynard of the Vancouver Immigration Law firm Maynard Kischer Stojicevic shared his insights into Division 24 of Bill C-43 with the Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology. Division 24 of Bill C-43 makes amendments to the the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, including authorizing the publishing of names of employers who have been found guilty of certain offences against the Temporary Foreign Workers Program.
August 18, 2014

International Student Program changes get students working

In June, Canada’s International Student Program introduced new rules to protect the program from fraud or misuse. MKS’s own paralegal, Sara Adel, informs readers about the changes on page 12 of the latest BC Paralegal Association (BCPA) newsletter.