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, […]
March 3, 2016
Anti-marriage fraud policy - Feds to cut

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 […]
December 18, 2015

Wrapping up 2015 on the Law Show with Alex and Rudi

For their final 2015 appearance on CISL 650’sThe Law Show Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Alex Stojicevic and Rudolf Kischer reviewed some of the big legal stories of 2015, talked about changes coming in 2016, and gave listeners an overview of what their law firm deals with on a daily basis. “We have individual work that we do for individual clients as our personal services element of the practice,” says Alex. “We also […]
August 27, 2015

Alex and Rudi talk political policy on The Law Show

During their August appearance on CISL 650’s The Law Show, Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Alex Stojicevic and Rudolf Kischer spoke to host Stirling Faux about the current government’s progress on citizenship and immigration issues, as well as the platforms of opposing parties in the upcoming federal election. The conservative government’s recent changes to Canada’s immigration policies have seen success in some areas, but failures in others, Alex explains. While changes […]
August 10, 2015

Alex speaks to the The Tyee on BC’s provincial nominee program

British Columbia’s provincial nominee program (PNP) aims to help immigrant entrepreneurs find business opportunities in the province, along with helping to create and maintain jobs for Canadians. But, earlier this year, the provincial government put the program on hold so that improvements could be made to the increasingly in-demand service. B.C.’s independent online newspaper, The Tyee, spoke with MKS Law’s Aleksander Stojicevic to get his perspective on why the program […]
June 15, 2015

Marriage fraud, foreign workers and express entry on The Law Show

Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Gordon Maynard and Rudolf Kischer paid another visit to Stirling Faux on CISL 650’s The Law Show.  on June 7. The group discussed the latest immigration stories in the news, foreign workers, and express entry to Canada. Stirling cites a news story about a Vancouver nanny who wants to bring her daughter over from the Philippines. Unfortunately, her application has been denied, as her daughter is […]
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 […]