- Immigration for Business Owners and Managers
- Skilled Workers / Canadian & Quebec Experience Classes
- Work Permits / Residency
- Permanent Residency Status and Citizenship Services
- Students Visas for Canada
- Court hearings
- Criminal Inadmissibility Problems
- Medical Inadmissibility
- Other Special Circumstances
- Living with no status?
Fogarty Law Firm offers a variety of professional legal services in Canadian Immigration and Citizenship. Let us show you the way to a new life in Canada.
Immigration for Business Owners and Managers
If you hold a management position in or are an owner of a legally constituted business or profession, whether in your home country or abroad, you and your family members may be eligible to migrate to Canada as Permanent Residents under the Investor or Entrepreneur or Self-Employed programs of the Canadian or Quebec governments.
We will analyse your situation to determine if you qualify. We then offer full services and support which extend throughout the entire process until your arrival in Canada and beyond. Please click “Read More” for important information regarding the current state of these programs.
Skilled Workers / Canadian & Quebec Experience Classes
If you have solid education credentials and work experience, you may qualify as a Skilled Worker under a program established by the Canadian or Quebec government. Important changes are coming to the Skilled Worker programs. Contact Fogarty Law Firm and ask us to keep you informed of these developments. You can also watch our Blog posts for news on Canadian Immigration matters.
As an alternative, let us determine if you qualify and then help you apply under the Canadian or the Quebec Experience Class. Whether accepted under one of the Experience Classes or as a Skilled Worker, you will be permitted to live in Canada with your family members as Permanent Residents. Later you and your family members may become eligible to qualify for Citizenship. You can rest assured that Fogarty Law Firm is ready to help you achieve your new life in Canada!
Work Permits / Residency
Fogarty Law Firm provides legal assistance to obtain Work Permits. Where required, we can assist in obtaining approval of job offers through the Labour Market Opinion process. Our services are offered to individual employees (up to the level of senior managers) as well as to business owners. Contact us to find out how we can put our dynamic team at your disposal.
And remember, Canadian Immigration procedures are increasingly being aimed at recruiting persons already residing in Canada with valid Work Permits to gain permanent status. Let us help you through all the steps to secure your future.
Permanent Residency Status and Citizenship Services
Fogarty Law Firm provides professional legal services to help you keep your Permanent Residency status and to apply for Canadian Citizenship.
We will guide you right through the legal process up to swearing in as a Citizen.
We also offer our professional interview preparation service if you are required to be interviewed by an official or to have a hearing at the Citizenship Court.
If it is time to renew your PR Card (also known as the ‘Maple Card’), we can assist you in preparing all forms and making legal submissions where necessary.
Students Visas for Canada
Fogarty Law Firm can help you apply for your first Canadian Study Permit and for renewals.
We offer different kinds of service, depending on the level of professional support you require and on your budget. We also assist students who have special situations or difficulties after entering Canada.
Want to Work? Want to become a Permanent Resident? Fogarty Law Firm can help you obtain a Work Permit for Canada, on and off-campus, while studying and post-graduation. We can also assist you to qualify for new programs allowing graduates to become a Permanent Resident of Canada.
Fogarty Law Firm can help you sponsor your loved ones to visit or to live with you in Canada. Our services extend to all family class members, such as spouses, common-law spouses, conjugal partners, children and parents. In addition, we provide full assistance for same-sex sponsorship which is recognized under Canadian immigration law in many cases.
We also offer our professional interview preparation service so that your family member can gain confidence to deal effectively with the all important Embassy interview.
And if your sponsorship case has been refused, we can provide a full review of your case and then help you appeal the decision or make a new application.
We understand how disappointing it can be if your Canadian Immigration or Citizenship application has been refused. But don’t give up. You are not alone!
Fogarty Law Firm has many years experience appealing all kinds of cases, including for situations probably just like yours.
Don’t delay; there are strict legal time limits in which you can appeal. Find out how we can help.
Immigration and Citizenship court hearings are very important and often complicated. You should use fully qualified and experienced legal counsel to represent you. Don’t take chances with your future.
Our experience dates back many years in all manner of court hearings. We will analyse your legal situation, help you prepare to testify, provide vigorous representation during your hearing, and make detailed written submissions where necessary. We can even help you if you have just arrived, or are in detention, or already have status in Canada but are facing removal.
Criminal Inadmissibility Problems
Individuals seeking admission to Canada may be refused entry due to previous arrests or convictions. Even if you have visited Canada before, if you were ever arrested it is advisable to make sure you are admissible to avoid possible refusal of entry and embarrassment.
Fogarty Law Firm can provide full analysis and then assist you to undertake necessary procedures to gain admission to Canada, such as with a Temporary Resident Permit (TRP) or Rehabilitation. We can help obtain a Pardon if your offence took place in Canada. These procedures may be joined with other legal services we can provide for you.
Your application can face roadblocks due to medical issues if the Canadian Embassy determines that you or a family member might cause “excessive demand” on health and social services in Canada.
Fogarty Law Firm provides effective legal representation to Canadian Immigration authorities with leading medical experts and our own research team. In such situations, our services may provide the decisive factor so that your application to Canada will be permitted to continue to a successful conclusion.
Other Special Circumstances
Fogarty Law Firm works with clients who have humanitarian and compassionate grounds to seek permission to bring a family member to Canada, or to remain in the country..
We also provide legal service for persons seeking permission to return following removal from Canada. (ARC procedures.) Contact us to see if we can help for your particular situation.
Living with no status?
If you are currently living in the United States or another country and do not have legal status there, Fogarty Law Firm is ready to help. Let us examine your particular situation. You may find that you are eligible to apply to come to Canada legally on a temporary or permanent basis. Don’t fear the future! Contact us now.