Business Immigration

We provide a full range of immigration services to assist Canadian companies and foreign nationals seeking entry into Canada on both a temporary and permanent basis.

We help our clients understand the immigration processes and how entry may be obtained based on the laws, regulations, treaties and practices.

We assist our clients with:

  • work permits, such as:
    • intra-company transferees including, foreign executives, managers and specialized knowledge workers
    • professionals, contract service suppliers and technicians pursuant to various Canadian free trade agreements including, the Canada-United-States-Mexico Agreement (formerly North American Free Trade Agreement), Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement, the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, the General Agreement on Trade and Services and Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership
  • Labour Market Impact Assessments for purposes of hiring foreign workers to fill various job positions
  • immigration compliance reviews and inspections
  • business visitor status, study permits, post-graduate work permits, visitor visas, electronic travel authorizations and parent/grandparent super visas
  • overcoming criminal inadmissibility
  • permanent resident status:
    • through federal programs including, Express Entry, Start-Up Visa Program, Family Sponsorship Programs and Caregiver Programs
    • for investors and skilled workers through provincial nominee programs, including Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program, Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program, Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program and Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program
  • Canadian citizenship
  • assisting undocumented Canadian citizens with obtaining proof of Canadian citizenship

US Business Immigration Matters

We also assist clients with the following US business immigration matters:

  • L Visas for intracompany transferees, including foreign executives, senior managers, and specialized knowledge workers
  • TN visas for professionals, contract service suppliers and technicians pursuant the Canada-United-States-Mexico Agreement (formerly North American Free Trade Agreement)
  • B1 Business visitor visas for foreign nationals conducting temporary business visits in the United States

Other US business immigration areas that we are able to act as liaison for are as follows:

  • Permanent residence (green card) applications
  • Other employment based visas such as H-1B (employer driven program to hire foreign workers in specialty occupations), and E visas (trader / investor programs)
  • Overcoming US criminal inadmissibility
  • US citizenship

When you or your company requires immigration advice contact the TDS lawyers listed below:

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