Canadian Immigration Podcast

Canadian Immigration Podcast

Hosted by: Mark Holthe

This podcast is all about Canadian Immigration law, policy, and practice. Periodically Canadian immigration lawyer Mark Holthe will address various topics related to the Canadian immigration process. If you are...

Episodes

088: Afghan Crisis - Interview with a Judge trapped in Kabul

Season #1

What this episode is about? In this episode of Immigration Nation, my good friend Robert Blanshay will be hosting a special episode about the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan and the impact it is having on those still...
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087: Credential Recognition and Other Challenges Faced by Newcomers

What this episode is about? In this episode I connected with Robert Leong, and we talked about many challenges faced by newcomers in Canada. One of the biggest challenges is credential recognition and continuing to...
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086: Windmill Microlending and stimulation of Canadian Economy?

Episode #86

What this episode is about? Nobody comes to Canada with expectation of not being successful. Immigration to a new country, however, often puts newcomers into unfortunate circumstances. Too many immigrants are unable...
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085: Inside vs Outside Spousal Sponsorship and why your choice matters?

What this episode is about? We all know that love knows no boundaries. However, in reality there are a lot of obstacles international couples may need to go around if they want to stay together and not being...
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084: Does Canada need an investor immigration program similar to American EB-5 program?

Season #1 Episode #84

What this episode is about? In the midst of COVID 19 pandemic we, Canadian Immigration Lawyers often ask ourselves – what is going on with immigration and how Canada can adapt to the new normal with existing and new...
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083: SPECIAL SERIES: Immigration Hearings and Appeals - Appealing the Removal of Permanent Residents for Misrepresentation with Rekha McNutt

Misrepresentation is one of the most serious wrongdoings that the applicant for Permanent Residence in Canada can do. In other words you want to avoid misrepresentation at all cost throughout each stage of the...
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082: SPECIAL SERIES: Immigration Hearings and Appeals - Appealing the Removal of PR for Criminality with Rekha McNutt

It is not a secret that Permanent Residents can lose their status and be removed from Canada for committing a crime. In fact, a lot of people have heard some stories about PRs being removed from Canada for violating...
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081: SPECIAL SERIES: Immigration Hearings and Appeals - Residency Appeals with Rekha McNutt

Episode #81

Losing your status in Canada is the worst nightmare for Permanent Resident. Unfortunately, many Canadian PRs end up losing their Permanent Residence status. One of the common ways to lose your PR status is by not...
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080: How Trump's new restrictions on foreign workers really benefit Canada!

For US companies relying upon foreign workers, Monday, June 23, 2020, was a day of significant disappointment. President Trump announced that many categories of foreign workers would no longer be granted entry to the...
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079: Is the IELTS really better than the CELPIP Test?

Episode #79

Are you frustrated with your language scores? Have you considered writing both language tests? If you want to improve your scores, you have to listen to this episode with professional language instructor Garret Lim....
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078: Is the CBSA Above the Law?

During this episode Canadian Immigration Lawyers Mark Holthe and Arghavan Gerami get into discussion on whether the approaches taken by the CBSA during COVID-19 go in line with the principles of the Open Government,...
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077: Canadian Business Immigration - The best options available with Jeffrey Lowe

This is the second part to our Canadian Business Immigration series. Just as in the previous episode, Canadian Immigration Lawyers Mark Holthe and Jeffrey Lowe discuss different business immigration strategies...
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