USA citizen Joe Callahan fined $5,000 for smuggling two Latinos into Canada

Joe Callahan fined $5,000 for smuggling two Latinos into Canada

American who brought refugees to Canada now expelled

Judge says Joe Callahan allowed his humanitarian convictions to cloud his judgment
CBC News Posted: Nov 2, 2012 2:01 PM ET Last Updated: Nov 2, 2012 1:56 PM ET

An American man was relieved he didn’t wake up in a Thunder Bay jail on Friday.

On Thursday afternoon, a judge fined Joe Callahan $5,000 for helping two acquaintances from central America illegally come into Canada at the Pigeon River border crossing.

Just outside the courtroom, Joe Callahan signed an agreement to pay his fine within 60 days. Continue reading

Drug dealer Saeed Ibrahim Jama happy to be deported “back home to Somalia”

Saeed Ibrahim Jama, 23, of Edmonton was recently listed as one of the Canadian Border Service Agency’s top 30 most wanted. He has been apprehended and is being held in custody to be deported to Somalia. Photo courtesy of the Canadian Border Services Agency.

Drug dealer will stay in jail until deportation
By Andrea Sands, Edmonton Journal November 2, 2012

Saeed Ibrahim Jama, 23, of Edmonton was recently listed as one of the Canadian Border Service Agency’s top 30 most wanted. He has been apprehended and is being held in custody to be deported to Somalia. Photo courtesy of the Canadian Border Services Agency.
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EDMONTON – A convicted drug dealer apprehended this week by a new Edmonton police traffic team will be held in custody until he is deported to Somalia, immigration authorities decided Friday.

Saeed Ibrahim Jama, 23, was on the Canadian Border Services Agency’s top 30 most wanted list when he was picked up Wednesday during an unrelated traffic stop in northeast Edmonton. Continue reading

Whistler: South Asian man sought in sex assault

-Mounties are searching for a suspect described as a South Asian man after a woman narrowly escaped a sexual assault in Whistler Village recently.

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Whistler Mounties Searching For Sex Assault Suspect Described As South Asian

WHISTLER -Mounties are searching for a suspect described as a South Asian man after a woman narrowly escaped a sexual assault in Whistler Village recently. A man with a similar description is also wanted in another similar incident. Continue reading

Surrey: $5,000 reward to capture those who assaulted Hoshiar Singh Bajwa

Hakam Bhullar, along with Rajvir Singh Jhand, Jaswinder Parmar, Kuldip Singh and others, are pitching in money for the reward. None of them know the victim of the assault, 64-year-old Hoshiar Singh Bajwa, also a Surrey resident.

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Indo-Canadians Offer $5,000 Reward For Attackers Who Beat Up Indo-Canadian Security Guard

Hakam Bhullar, along with Rajvir Singh Jhand, Jaswinder Parmar, Kuldip Singh and others, are pitching in money for the reward. None of them know the victim of the assault, 64-year-old Hoshiar Singh Bajwa, also a Surrey resident. Continue reading

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) to admit up to 55,300 persons in the Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) category in 2013

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Canada Gearing Immigration Program To Be “Slave” To Canadian Labour Market

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TORONTO —Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney continued his aggressive overhaul of Canada’s immigration system by announcing that by the end of 2013 the immigration system will be to the one that is responsive largely to the labour market. Continue reading

Chinese immigrant investors sue federal government over lengthy processing delays

 

Chinese Invasion: Australia for Sale?

Would-be immigrant investors sue federal government over processing delays
By Tobi Cohen, Postmedia News November 3, 2012

A half-dozen Chinese immigrant investors have filed a lawsuit against the federal government over lengthy processing delays.

The would-be investors applied to the popular cash-for-visa program before September 2009 and want the courts to force the government to review their applications within six months to a year, according to documents filed in Federal Court this week. Continue reading

Up to 10,000 foreign students and temporary foreign workers will be allowed to apply for permanent residency, up from 6,000 in 2011

Canadian immigration policy to favour more foreign students

Friday, 02 November 2012 12:32

Canada’s Immigration Minister has invited more foreign students and temporary foreign workers to apply to stay in the country next year, though immigration levels will remain unchanged, AFP reported.

Up to 10,000 foreign students and temporary foreign workers will be allowed to apply for permanent residency, up from 6,000 in 2011, under new immigration rules. Continue reading

Attorney David Cohen answers a few general Canadian immigration questions

Canadian Immigration Questions and Answers with Attorney David Cohen
October, 2012

Every month, Attorney David Cohen will answer a few general Canadian immigration questions submitted by our readers. Here are this month’s questions and answers:

I am in the process for sponsoring my parents for Permanent Residency through the Family Class. My father, who was the principle applicant, recently passed away. I still wish to bring my mother to Canada. Can we continue with the application process, or do we have to start all over again? Continue reading