Reis Pagtakhan
Untangling the Law

by Reis Pagtakhan
reis@filipinojournal.com

Representing Yourself at the Immigration and Refugee Board

Representing Yourself at the Immigration and Refugee Board

Reis Pagtakhan

Have you ever sponsored a relative to come to Canada only to have the application refused? If you sponsored a member of the “Family Class,” you may have received a letter from Citizenship and

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Immigration Law: Marriages of Convenience part 1 (Marriage Fraud)

Immigration Law: Marriages of Convenience part 1 (Marriage Fraud)

Reis Pagtakhan

On September 27, the Government of Canada launched a national online consultation on marriage fraud. The purpose of this consultation is to determine how big this problem is and what can be done to

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Immigration Law:  Marriages of Convenience (Part 2: Genuine Relationships)

Immigration Law: Marriages of Convenience (Part 2: Genuine Relationships)

Reis Pagtakhan

In the last issue, I discussed how the Government of Canada has launched a national online consultation on marriage fraud or marriages or relationships of convenience. Marriage fraud is when a foreign national marries

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