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B1 Business Visitor Visa

Obtaining a business visa for the US from Canada

If you are a Canadian citizen who has a business meeting in the United States, you may be required to obtain a business visitor’s visa before you are able to enter the country for your meeting.  A B1 business visitors visa is different than an average visitor visa, as it is meant specifically for business […]

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Denied entry to the United States

Was I denied entry to the US because I’m flagged?

Did you know that recently, the Canadian government and the United States government signed an information sharing agreement? This means that the United States will have access to information about you that is stored in Canadian databases, such as criminal databases or immigration databases. Any previous infractions, like a criminal record, or any other information […]

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H1B work visa applications for 2014

Can you apply for an H1B visa for the US in 2013?

If you’re a Canadian citizen who is looking to work in the United States, the H1B work visa may be a great option for you. However, it needs to be noted that these visas have a quota, which means there are only a specific number of them granted each year. Acceptance of H1B work visas […]

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US visitor visa

As a permanent resident of Canada how do I visit the US?

Permanent residents in Canada have a lot of advantages and benefits that other types of immigrants in Canada such as temporary residents do not have. However, permanent residents are not Canadian citizens, and they do not have Canadian passports. Canadian citizens do have Canadian passports, and as such they are able to use them to […]

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H1B Visa for the United States

How do I get an H1B Visa for Canadians

The H1B work visa is a United States work visa, and one of many different types of United States work visas. This is a very specific type of United States work visa, for workers who have been offered a job in the United States. This job must be in an occupation that is considered to […]

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L-1 Visa for the United States

The L-1 Visa For Workers Being Transferred to the US

Did you know if you are transferring employees to the United States or if you want to expand your business from Canada to the United States by opening a new office or branch, your new workers may require L-1 work visas?  There are United States work visas for many different situations, and the L1 visa […]

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Border Immigration Lawyer

Ottawa Border Immigration Lawyer

Approximately 300,000 people cross the US-Canada border by car every day. There are one hundred border crossing points and millions of people cross the border every single year. While most people just show their passport, answer a couple of questions and head on through, some people don’t have it as easy. Every day, people have […]

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Canadians Working in the United States

Things to know when a Canadian applies for a US work visa

So you have a job offer in the United States and you’ve chosen the best kind of visa for your situation. Whether you’ve chosen a TN visa, an L1 visa or any other one of the many United States work visas available, all you need to do now is fill out the paperwork right? Wrong! […]

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Can Canadians Do Business in The United States

Can Canadians Conduct Business in the US?

A Canadian or any other foreign national who wishes to do business in the United States on behalf of their Canadian company or employer may be required to obtain a B1 business visitor visa before they will be allowed entry into the United States to do so.  A B1 business visitor visa is not the […]

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Apply for an H1B work Visa

H1B for Canadians Who Want To Work In The United States

Many Canadians come to our immigration law firm and ask us if Canadians can legally work in the United States. Thousands of Canadians apply to work in the United States every year, and it’s clear that many Canadians want to do so.  But like almost all foreign nationals, Canadian citizens still require a work visa […]

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permanent residence in Ottawa

Canadian and US Immigration Lawyers in Ottawa

Unfortunately, the immigration process is not set up to be easy. It can be a difficult maze of paperwork, supporting documentation and back-and-forth between various government agencies who do not have your best interests at heart.  Processing times for immigration applications in both countries are often very lengthy, and a single mistake can end up […]

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Work in the United States as a Canadian citizen

Working in The United States As A Canadian

Do you have a job offer in the United States? Is your Canadian employer opening a new officer location in the United States, and you’re looking at being transferred there? Do you have enough capital to make an investment in the United States?   If you answered yes to any of these questions and working […]

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United States Immigration Lawyers In Ottawa

Immigrating to the United States from Canada is a big step. Many Canadians go to the United States every year to work or live, and these Canadians can find great success in the United States because it’s a land of great opportunity. Canadians are indeed flocking to the United States in large numbers for work […]

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Can you be refused entry to the US

Yes, it is possible to be refused entry to the United States. There is a very, very long list of reasons why someone could be denied entry to the United States, primarily crimes of moral turpitude. This is a very old term that includes crimes like prostitution, being convicted of multiple crimes, being a drug […]

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I Was Denied Entry to the United States.

Did you know that even a small or old criminal conviction against you can cause you to be denied entry to the United States? This can happen to you even if you are a Canadian citizen with a valid Canadian passport. If you have a criminal record of any kind, you can be turned away […]

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