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 […]
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 […]
May 23, 2016
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Internet dating site offers international love connection

Thousands of Americans, from everyday social media users to celebrities, have been talking about leaving their homeland and making a new home in Canada — all because the idea of Donald Trump as president seems too much to bear. Now, one American entrepreneur is looking at offering a chance at love along with the chance of a new life in the North, CTV News Vancouver reports.  Joe Goldman’s website, Maple […]
May 17, 2016
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Americans, refugees and new travel rules

With a new Canadian government in place and an American election causing a stir south of the border, Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Gordon Maynard and Rudolf Kischer once again joined Zack Spencer on CISL 650’s The Law Show  to talk about the latest in Canadian immigration. As the idea of Donald Trump becoming president becomes more of a reality, Americans, including some celebrities, are showing more of an interest in […]
May 11, 2016
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American Celebrities look to the North as Trump gains traction

Actress Lena Dunham has now joined the throngs of American residents threatening to move to Canada if Donald Trump is elected president of the United States, Global News BC recently reported. Dunham, known for her HBO series Girls, is just the latest celebrity to suggest that the election of Trump will force a move North, with Global showing other examples such as Samuel L. Jackson, Rosie O’Donnell and Jon Stewart. […]
March 15, 2016
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Trump causes rise in Americans wanting to move to Canada

As Donald Trump continues to gain traction in his bid to be U.S. republican party leader in the upcoming election, Americans are taking to social media to declare that they will move to Canada if Trump is elected president.  Recently, after Trump won the delegates of seven states, giving him a lead over his opponents, some Americans began looking at the option of moving to Canada in earnest. Rudolf Kischer, […]
March 3, 2016
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Feds to cut anti-marriage fraud policy

Overseas spouses sponsored by their Canadian partners for permanent residency will soon see the two-year probation period eliminated, according to federal Immigration Minister John McCallum.  McCallum has announced he will fulfill an election promise to do away with the two-year wait in the coming months, the Vancouver Sun reports. The two-year probation period was brought in by the former government in 2012 to curb what was seen as a growing […]
February 9, 2016
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Gordon and Alex talk Express Entry on The Law Show

One year after the introduction of the Express Entry program, Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Gordon Maynard and Alex Stojicevic, talk to Zack Spencer on CISL 650’s The Law Show  about how the system works, its challenges and its flaws. The federal government launched the Express Entry program, a new process for economic immigrant applications, in January 2015. While the system seemed like it would be an improvement at first, it […]