What is a LMIA and How Do I Get One?

LMIA stands for a Labour Market Impact Assessment and it is a document that is issued by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) confirming that a Canadian citizen or permanent resident cannot be located to successfully carryout an identified employment position in Canada. This document can then be presented by the foreign national identified in […]

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Nervous About NAFTA Part 2

The Introduction of the USMCA So, the deed is done. On September 30, 2018 the United States, Mexico and Canada agreed to the terms of a “new” free trade agreement. It is now referred to as the USMCA. The immigration aspects of the agreement were never really in dispute and although the immigration community was […]

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Traveling with Technology

Traveling with technology can create unanticipated issues… I was at a networking event last night and I was speaking to a colleague who was planning a business trip to the US next week and she was speaking about her concerns crossing the border. As a side note I mentioned that she should think about the […]

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