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Canada's Experienced
Immigration Lawyer in Toronto

The immigration process can be frustrating and challenging for most people. There are many things to be considered when making immigration applications and appeals. Our main objective at Kurzfeld Law is to help our clients achieve their life changing immigration-related goals with the help of our immigration lawyers in Toronto. We take great care to ensure that legal problems are appropriately handled at our immigration law firm. If you struggle with any process or procedure, such as spousal sponsorships, express entry, Canadian citizenship, student visa, or immigration issues, our skilled Canadian immigration lawyers and legal team at Kurzfeld Law, can assist you with their exceptional services. With years of expertise in the immigration space and an excellent success rate, we are proud to be recognized as one of the best in the industry.

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It is not mandatory to hire an immigration lawyer, but the truth is the procedure is not as easy as you think. It is not an endeavour you will want to go through alone as it is an extensive process. The reality is that the Canadian Immigration process is quite complex. It is always best to take the help of professionals to make your application process easier and hassle-free. It is much easier to get it right the first time around than doing damage control later. By employing our services, we ensure that our client reaps the benefits of our services and expertise.

The Immigration and Refugee Protection Act allows individuals to apply on humanitarian and compassionate grounds. In addition, the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act allows the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration to grant permanent resident status if the Minister is of the opinion that it is justified by humanitarian and compassionate considerations, taking into account the best interests of a child directly affected, or by public policy considerations.

Foreign nationals in Canada looking for a special permit to become Canadian permanent residents can submit a Humanitarian & Compassionate (H&C) application.

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Applications for Humanitarian and Compassion are judged according to how well-established the applicant is in Canada and how much adversity they faced if they had to submit their request from abroad.

Factors that can influence success are as follows:

  • Duration of stay in Canada
  • Canada-based family
  • Children in Canada
  • Job in Canada
  • Canadian establishment
  • Additional compelling reasons

In contrast to pending refugee claims, a pending application for humanitarian and compassionate consideration does not bar Citizenship and Immigration Canada from expelling the applicant from Canada before the case has been reviewed.

An application for humanitarian and compassionate consideration is assessed by considering your circumstances and comparing them against whether you should be given this unusual treatment under Canadian immigration law. These factors consist of the following:

  • Bringing families together
  • Best interests of any involved children
  • Availability of medical or health care
  • Adverse country circumstances
  • Your location in Canada, including your finances, business assets, your involvement in and support from the community, as well as any prior employment

To determine whether filing a Humanitarian & Compassionate (H&C) application is worthwhile of your time and effort, Ronen Kurzfeld, our Immigration Lawyer based in Toronto, is qualified to examine your case accurately. Creating submissions for immigration officers to review can require hours of work and hundreds of pages of supporting paperwork for these applications. To find out if you qualify for the Humanitarian and Compassionate Grounds programme and to apply for permanent residence in Canada, please get in touch with us.

Foreign professionals with a high level of expertise can apply for permanent residency in Canada using the Express Entry system. The Federal Skilled Worker Category, the Federal Skilled Trades Category, the Canadian Experience Class, and the Provincial Nominee Programs are among the application categories that Express Entry covers. Qualified overseas applicants must first declare their interest in applying under one of these categories by registering with Express Entry. Then they must wait to find out if they have been asked to apply for permanent residence.

You do not need to receive a job offer from Canada to apply through Express Entry. Instead, your qualifications will be evaluated based on how well you can financially establish yourself in this country, including your education, work experience, proficiency in English or French, and other characteristics.

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The Canada Express Entry process uses a points-based system to classify applicants seeking permanent residency in Canada based on a Comprehensive Ranking System or CRS. They are awarded points based on their qualifications, prior work history, employment status in Canada, and provincial or territorial nomination. A higher score increases the likelihood of receiving an invitation to apply (ITA) for Canadian permanent residence.

For serious candidates seeking immigration to Canada, Kurzfeld Law is the go-to immigration law firm with the best immigration lawyers in Toronto. We make sure you take the appropriate action at every step with our extensive approach and end-to-end support, such as;

  • Qualification and Education Evaluation
  • Personalized Document Checklists and necessary document templates
  • Guidance on essential documentation needs
  • Submitting an online form to construct a profile for an invitation
  • Guidance for IELTS
  • Templates for reference letters
  • Templates for Self Declarations

Any foreigner can visit Canada with a Tourist Visa. In addition, Canada offers two different types of Canada visas: Single entry and Multiple entries.

Foreign nationals are only permitted one entry into Canada on a single-entry visa. While with the multiple entry visa, a visitor may enter Canada for as long as the visa is in effect. Its possessor may enter and exit the country as often as they like. There is no requirement that you choose the type of tourist visa you want to apply for; all applicants are automatically considered for multiple-entry visas, and single-entry visas are only granted in exceptional cases.

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Those who require a tourist visa to enter Canada can apply online, on paper, or in person at a visa application centre. When travelling as a family, every member of the group—including kids under 18—must submit a separate application. It is possible to submit all of the applications at once, though. Depending on their nation of citizenship, applicants for Canada visas might have to submit biometric data. Our Canadian immigration lawyers ensure that your application has the best possibility of being accepted.

Our cost strategy is the best and the most reasonable one in the market with exceptional services and guidance. Over the years, our hassle-free procedure has already helped many thousands of tourists.

The Canadian government has implemented Spousal Sponsorship Programs in an effort to support families in staying together. If you want to bring your spouse or partner to Canada permanently, this is a great choice.

A common-law partner is a person living with another person who may or may not be of the same sex as the common-law partner in a conjugal relationship (a marriage-like arrangement without being married). You must provide proof to establish a common-law connection, a conjugal relationship, or cohabitation.

A well-established programme in Canada that permits spouses and companions to come there is known as Spousal Sponsorship. The sponsor might be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or a foreigner. The government granted this benefit in order to raise Canada’s family immigration quota.

Parents and grandparents who are sponsored will be granted permanent resident status, enabling them to remain in Canada permanently, work or study, and have access to social services like medical care.

The two-step procedure of submitting a parental sponsorship application entails the Canadian requesting to be accepted as a sponsor.

Are you unsure whether you qualify to sponsor your spouse for a spouse visa? Worry not; your licenced immigration lawyers in Toronto atKurzfeld law firm are here to assist you. We have helped many families and assisted them through each step of the family Spousal Sponsorship process.

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For people looking to work overseas, Canada, one of the most developed economies in the world, is a terrific choice. Business people, temporary workers, permanent workers, students, and other workers are all permitted to work in Canada with the Canadian Work Permit Visa. However, most people require a job offer to obtain a work permit. If you’ve been offered a job, your Canadian employer will likely need to apply for Employment Validation approval with Service Canada. To help you with immigration matters, contact our professional immigration lawyers, who handle all your immigration matters proficiently.

The Canadian government issues two work permits: open work permits and employer-specific permits. You can work for any employer with an open work permit. Candidates do not need to submit a Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) or an offer letter from an employer who has paid the compliance fee since this visa is not job-specific.

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You can work for any employer in Canada with an open work visa, except for those engaged in escorting clients, providing sexual massages, or performing exotic dances or services that are illegal under Canadian labour laws.

You can apply for a Canadian Work Permit Visa and find comprehensive career options abroad with the help of Kurzfeld Law firm’s Licensed Immigration Lawyers based in Toronto.

You can fill out the contact form or reach out to us directly by calling 647-249-7976 and get expert advice from our immigration lawyers on your work options in Canada.

To apply to the numerous fast-tracked business immigration programmes, the Canadian government is always looking for investors, business managers, and entrepreneurs of all sizes interested in settling in Canada and seeking new chances. With Canada’s rapidly expanding and diversified economy, your knowledge and business acumen are priceless assets that can help you invest in your future.

A worldwide mobile workforce is crucial in changing legislation and norms that vary from nation to nation, but doing so can be difficult and time-consuming. Nevertheless, efficiency and agility in relocating top people might more than ever mean the difference between firms that flourish in the current global economy and those that flounder.

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The lawyers and immigration experts team specialize in US and Canadian immigration law. However, we draw on information from multiple countries to simplify immigration regulations and assist you in navigating the procedures and laws that influence your ability to succeed in the global workforce.

We are uniquely qualified to offer insight into the tax and immigration risks, from short-term business travel to longer-term relocation, due to the extensive network of human resources, immigration, and tax experts established by a team of experienced immigration lawyers led by Ronen Kurfled at Kurzfeld law.

Universities in Canada attract students from all over the world to enrol in various courses. Each Canadian university is distinguished by its advanced curriculum, expansive campuses, and robust infrastructure. The Canadian immigration authorities can grant international students the right to study in Canada by issuing a study permit. With legitimate study permission, international students can enroll in courses in Canada. Enrolling in Designated Learning Institutions is another benefit for students who receive a study permit. A school given the go-ahead from a province or territorial government to accept international students is known as a Designated Learning Institution (DLI).

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Students who engage with immigration experts at Kurzfeld Law have a greater probability of being accepted to Canadian universities and are assisted in obtaining student visas for the country. In addition, we help students in choosing and applying to the appropriate college and programme that can act as a springboard for their global career.

You may rely on immigration consultants of the Kurzfeld Law firm to assist you in creating a thorough study permit application that anticipates and alleviates the visa officer’s concerns. In addition, you can always contact us for a counselling session with our lawyer, and we can guide you on how to go about the visa application process at a reasonable immigration consultation fee.

When a candidate receives an invitation to apply to the Federal Skilled Trades category under the Express Entry system, Citizenship and Immigration Canada uses the following criteria to assess the application:

The candidate must meet the required levels in English or French for each language ability (speaking, reading, writing and listening).

The candidate must have at least two years of full-time work experience (or an equal amount of part-time work experience) in a skilled trade within the five years before you apply.

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The candidate must meet the job requirements for that skilled trade as set out in the National Occupational Classification (NOC), except for needing a certificate of qualification

The candidate must have an offer of full-time employment for a total period of at least one year or a certificate of qualification in that skilled trade issued by a Canadian provincial or territorial authority.

Our office has extensive experience with the Federal Skilled Trades category and assisting clients with obtaining trade certificates from the relevant authority. Get in touch with us to know more.

Citizenship and Immigration Canada uses a point system to assess the eligibility of people who want to immigrate to Canada as skilled workers.

Applicants must obtain at least 67 points to qualify.

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Points are awarded based on 6 factors:

  • Education (maximum 25 points)
  • Language ability in English and French (maximum 24 points)
  • Work experience (maximum 21 points)
  • Age (maximum 10 points)
  • Arranged employment (maximum 10 points)
  • Adaptability (Maximum 10 points)

People who obtain at least 67 points then need to meet certain admissibility criteria:

Medical Inadmissibility:

  • Applicants and their immediate and accompanying family members will have to take a medical examination before coming to Canada.

Only a designated medical practitioner can conduct the medical examinations. The examinations are only valid for 12 months.

Criminal/Security Inadmissibility:

  • Each applicant over the age of 18 must provide police clearances for all countries and states in which he or she has resided for more than 6 months. If you have criminal convictions or charges pending, contact us to find out whether you are criminally inadmissible.

Settlement Funds:

  • Applicants must prove they have sufficient funds in their possession prior to immigrating to Canada. You do not have to show that you have these funds if you have arranged employment in Canada.

You can fill out the contact form or reach out to us directly by calling 647-249-7976 and get our expert advice. 

Why Choose Kurzfeld Law Firm?

Kurzfeld Law firm have experienced and qualified Canadian Immigration lawyers in Toronto. With our extensive knowledge and experience, we are able to devise stronger defence strategies for our clientele. The immigration process is elaborate and full of potential complications and obstacles. With the help of Kurzfeld law firm, you are maximizing your chance of success. Our crew will thoroughly investigate your case and devise the best strategy to make your application perfect. It also significantly improves your case when you have a reputed, proficient Canadian Immigration Lawyers Toronto to assist you. Our track record showcases that we provide our clients with an unmatched level of excellence in immigration legal services.

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Our goal is to provide you peace of mind and the assurance that you are getting the best conceivable representation while dealing with immigration matters. Since we are multilingual, we can help clients from different nations and cultural backgrounds. Our professionals can communicate with you whether you speak English, French, Hebrew, or Tagalog. In addition, the Kurzfeld Law, Immigration Law Firm and its team of immigration lawyers in Toronto is ever-ready to assist anyone with all immigration-related cases.

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Our cost you would incur at our immigration law firm is admiringly fair and reasonable, offering practical advice to resolve all problems. It is guaranteed value for money. By choosing our services, you are sparing yourself the stress and burden of the immigration process, as it can be overwhelming. If you want to work in Canada or are stuck with immigration applications, then it is crucial to take the expertise and guidance of an expert immigration lawyer.

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Getting a permanent resident card is a suitable alternative for people who aspire to live permanently in Canada, but you may find it challenging to complete the process alone. Hence Kurzfeld Law Immigration Law firm with the help of its immigration lawyers in Toronto, helps you navigate the immigration process, by providing counsel and direction in an easy and understandable way.

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Who are we?

Kurzfeld Law is a full-service law firm consisting of the best immigration lawyers in Toronto. We are a licensed firm with our main office in Toronto, Ontario, providing unmatched counsel for continuously fair immigration lawyer consultation fees and payment terms. We always aim to provide the best legal services to all of our clients. We make sure to give each and every one of our clients’ individual attention. We keep all of our clients updated about the visa application process. We boast of being a law firm that its clients trust, and this is why we pride ourselves in our remarkable results. We make sure that the entire process is handled the right way for each and every client.

With over 20 years of experience, our firm has solidified its reputation by tenaciously upholding our clients’ rights and employing knowledge gained from years of experience. From Express Entry to Business Applications and Enforcement, we have always been client-centred, dependable, and accessible to address all immigration cases.

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With our 20 years of expertise, we have gained extensive knowledge and experience, and since then, we have been helping and assisting our clients as our family members. In addition, our reputation has facilitated us to have access to a vast array of resources that only some businesses are aware of. Regardless of how complex the case may be, we must have these resources, which are challenging to acquire, to offer individualized solutions to each client we represent.

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Our Application Package

OUR APPLICATIONS TYPICALLY INCLUDE:

A legal submission letter outlining your qualifications for either temporary or permanent status. We carefully highlight the purpose of drawing the visa officer’s attention to the most critical elements of your profile.

Setting together a comprehensive application package with all the requirements and data required for inspection by the authorities.

We monitor your application, including required communication with the authorities from when you submit your file until it is approved.

We stand you in good stead for the interview so you can ace it.

We will go over all the elements crucial for your arrival in Canada and ensure that you receive the visa when it is ready to be issued.

Deciding to immigrate or relocate is crucial. Over the years, we have aided countless candidates in recognizing their dream of immigration to Canada. However, the law is subject to rapid transition, so you must hire immigration lawyers devoted to protecting your interests and most importantly, comprehending how to construct solid assertions.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. Is it necessary to hire a lawyer for the immigration process?

The immigration process can be confusing for many people. Hence hiring a knowledgeable and qualified immigration lawyer in Toronto to represent you in court is always a superior choice. Only they can assist you in deciding which course of action is ideal for your unique case. It is always better to get the application right the first time rather than doing damage control which is what happens in most cases with people who apply by themselves without the help of a professional.

Q. How do I know I am choosing to hire a competent Canadian immigration lawyer?

The best practice is to ensure the lawyer you choose is an active member of the provincial bar association of the region or where you intend to relocate. It is also a good idea to check their years of experience in the field, get more details about their area of expertise and also to go through their client testimonials.

Q. Why do I need to hire a lawyer? Could I choose a less expensive option, like a paralegal?

Yes, but hiring an immigration lawyer is encouraged because they are supervised by provincial law societies and are subject to a code of ethics. If you need representation in court or throughout an appeals process at any stage of your immigration process, only an immigration lawyer can help you and not a paralegal. Also, an immigration lawyer will have far more experience to guide you through the process than a paralegal can.

Q. As hiring a lawyer is quite costly, which services are included in this price?

Depending on the lawyer in Toronto you hire, legal fee agreements may differ from firm to firm. An immigration law firm frequently manages the entire process until the applicant arrives in Canada. It also includes any additional fees related to the immigration process, such as those for phone calls, preparation, and the creation of application materials.

Q. My lawyer has helped me assess my eligibility for permanent residence immigration in Canada. Now, if I go ahead and apply without his or her help, could I be certain of a successful outcome?

There is never a certainty that your application will be accepted. Because the immigration authorities do not explicitly explain the procedure to be followed, many applicants submit their files inaccurately, which inevitably results in denial. To ensure a successful application, it is advised to choose a qualified immigration lawyer. It is always advisable to get the help of a professional at the start of your application process rather than trying to fix the damage done by a wrong application.

Q. If I decide to hire a lawyer, what will happen at the consultation?

You need individualized assistance to fully comprehend your alternatives because laws and procedures constantly change. Hence your needs, situation, and immigration objectives will be the first things we discuss to understand you better. After that, we go over every procedure step thoroughly to aid you. The goal of an immigration lawyer is to help you through the entire application process and to make it as easy and stress-free as possible.

Q. How to hire an immigration lawyer in Toronto?

The first step would be to do your research and find an immigration lawyer that is best suited for you. Go through their websites, look for client testimonials etc, before you decide which immigration lawyer is the best for you. Check out our blog, which has covered all the essential information, such as what questions to ask your lawyer, how much it will cost, and how to check the immigration lawyer's online presence to provide insights.

Q. Why should anyone consider moving to Canada on a permanent basis?

There are several reasons to consider moving to Canada, including the country's high standard of living, universal health care system, well-regarded public school system, multicultural society, and accommodating immigration laws. Canada also boasts a very low crime rate and is ranked as one of the safest places in the world. Canada also provides a fair opportunity for everyone irrespective of gender, finances, race, ethnicity etc...…

Q. What is the difference between a Permanent Resident and a Canadian Citizen?

A permanent resident is someone who has been given permanent resident status in Canada. All permanent residents are citizens of other countries. Canadian citizens have greater rights than permanent residents, as they are responsible for paying their taxes on time. In addition, a PR card holder cannot vote or possess a Canadian passport. Still, Canadian citizens are entitled to all these freedoms, including the ability to engage in political activity and even run for office.

Q. What are some of the basic rights that PR card holders have in Canada?

PR card holders are entitled to many advantages. They can reside, work, or pursue education anywhere in Canada. They are eligible for practically all social benefits, including government health insurance. In addition, they are protected under Canadian legislation, notably the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. After meeting the requirements, they are even qualified to apply for Canadian citizenship.

Q. Is Canada welcoming towards foreigners?

Generations of foreigners have received a hearty welcome in Canada. Canada is known all over the world for its hospitality and friendly environment. Canada is also a multicultural country known for its tolerance and open-mindedness. According to an official statement from the Canadian government, the country plans to welcome more new permanent residents in 2022 than 2020, which was around 340,000.

Q. Costs of hiring an immigration lawyer in Toronto?

It is always best to hire a professional to help you with your application process. Depending on several variables, including the lawyer's experience and the firm's size, the costs may vary from one lawyer to another. A qualified lawyer will assist you and is well worth the money because they have a lot of analytical and practical knowledge and can help make your application smooth and hassle-free.

Q. Benefits of Hiring an Immigration Lawyer

Immigration lawyers can help with various problems related to immigration, such as visa, citizenship applications etc…There are numerous programmes for immigration, each of which has over a hundred variations. Therefore it is essential to understand them and how to apply for them. Immigration Lawyer helps you with the application process and identifies the policies and procedures that may be advantageous for you.

Q. How should I go about starting my Canadian immigration process?

Fill up the application form and submit the other supporting documents to begin the immigration process. The next step would be to pay the fees and submit the complete application. There is a chance that immigration officers will interview you. Such circumstances necessitate the assistance of an expert lawyer who can help you assess the issue and choose your best course of action. It is always recommended to get a professional opinion before starting the immigration process.

Q. How long does the process of immigration take in general?

The immigration process is a time taking process. Your application process varies from person to person and from case to case. Immigration applications are sometimes processed quickly by immigration officials, or sometimes it can take up to 14 months. Therefore, having an immigration attorney by your side is a brilliant idea since they can advise you on what to anticipate and, if feasible, show you how to prevent delays.

Q. What is a Permanent Residence card?

It is a document or a card that enables an individual who is not a citizen of Canada but has been granted permanent resident status by the government to be a permanent resident and to live permanently in Canada. It also possesses the location information, photo identity, fingerprint etc… of the cardholder.

Q. Will the Canadian immigration authorities or embassy assist me in preparing my application and ensure everything is correct before I send in my application?

No, the Canadian immigration authorities or embassy will not help you in preparing your application. The Canadian government does not offer this kind of specialized assistance to anyone. The authorities' roles include enforcing immigration laws, adjudicating immigration petitions, and issuing visas and other relevant paperwork. Only a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant or a Toronto immigration lawyer specializing in these issues can assist you.

Q. What are my chances of moving to Canada if I have been convicted of a crime in the past?

This depends on several factors, such as the severity of the offence, time, and how you have behaved since then plays a very vital role. Considering the following criteria, you might still be permitted to visit Canada: Substantiate your rehabilitation Confirm your rehabilitation application and approval Had a temporary residency visa or received a sanctioned record suspension

Q. What is the Provincial Nomination Program?

Under this programme, foreign individuals may be nominated by Canadian provinces and territories for immigration to the country based on their potential skills, educational qualifications, and job experience that will help to contribute to the economic progress of the designated province. The PNP also takes into consideration if the applicant wants to live in that particular province and if they want to become a permanent resident of Canada. In addition, they must meet the necessary qualifications regarding training, education, and job experience. Provinces and territories may focus on students, business people, skilled workers, semi-skilled workers etc…

Q. Do all provinces of Canada have the Provincial Nominee Program?

Yes, all provinces of Canada have their own provincial nominee program except for Quebec. All Canadian provinces are part of the Provincial Nominee programme. Quebec, which has the authority to select candidates independently, is the only province in the country exempt from having to participate in the Provincial Nominee Program.

Q. What are the different programs that allow a foreign national to immigrate to Canada permanently?

There are a number of programs to choose from which allows foreign nationals to immigrate to Canada permanently. A foreigner can apply for Express Entry, Quebec-selected skilled worker, Start-up visa, Investors and self-employed, Provincial Nominee Program, Family sponsorship, Atlantic Immigration Pilot, Caregiver Programs and Refugee to immigrate to Canada permanently.

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