December 7, 2015

MKS partner works pro-bono to help refugees

Canada’s federal government has announced it will accept 25,000 government-assisted refugees to aid those fleeing the crisis in Syria. Along with those receiving government support, about 10,000 refugees are being privately sponsored by community groups such as churches and mosques. Private groups must commit to providing sponsored refugees with everything government funding would provide, including allowances for clothing, furniture, housing, food and other necessities. The process for privately sponsoring refugees […]
December 2, 2015

Refugees and other challenges for new feds: Gordon and Rudi on The Law Show

After just under a month in office, the new federal government is facing the challenge of living up to election promises and facing new issues when it comes to immigration.  Gordon Maynard and Rudolf Kischer  joined host Stirling Faux on CISL 650’s The Law Show to discuss the latest Canadian immigration news, including refugees and temporary workers. With the feds promising to accept 25,000 Syrian refugees, concerns are being raised […]
July 20, 2015

Revocation, birth right and more with Gordon and Rudi on The Law Show

Stirling Faux once again welcomed Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Gordon Maynard and Rudolf Kischer to CISL 650’s The Law Show on July 5. This time, the topics of focus included changes to the revocation process, the intent-to-stay requirement and birth rights to Canadian citizenship. Among the many requirements for those applying for Canadian citizenship is the intent-to-stay requirement. “Applicants for a grant of citizenship, in addition to showing that they’ve […]