Entries by Elizabeth Wozniak

UK Riots – the problem with being disconnected

At first, it seemed like there was an avoidance (in the mainstream media anyway) of talking about the race/immigration element of the UK riots. This may have been written by a star of Hollywood schlock, but it’s worth a read: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/aug/11/london-riots-davidcameron?CMP=NECNETTXT8187    

Taking the scam to the next level

In our line of work, we notice that many relationships start online between people in two different countries.  The old barriers of geography, age, culture, religion aren’t that important.  Many Canadian embassies reject more than half of the applications (permanent residence applications for people married to Canadian citizens) as not being genuine. Even when the […]

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“Illegal” immigrants in the mainstream

This is an interesting article in the NY Times, by a well-known journalist, explaining how he has built a life and career in the US despite the fact that he arrived illegally and spent his childhood unaware that he had no status there. www.nytimes.com/2011/06/26/magazine/my-life-as-an-undocumented-immigrant.html        

Top 10 for 2011 (so far)

2011 has been an interesting year so far, immigration-wise. Whether it’s because of the big changes in the legislation and policy or because it seems like Halifax is being exposed as a hotbed of the unscrupulous consultant, we have noticed a change in the types of inquiries we are getting. This is a list of […]