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  • Can I Get Deported if I have a Green Card?

    Possessing a green card allows you to live and work permanently in the United States. However, many people are unsure if they can be deported if they have a green card. The short answer is yes, green card holders can be deported. Some reasons that green card holders can be deported may include: Termination of […]
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  • Vacation? Business Trip? How to Enter Canada with a Criminal Record

    A Temporary Resident Permit (TRP) allows an individual to enter and/or stay in Canada for a specific period of time if a valid reason for entry can be established. A TRP is typically granted for one off, short trips. A TRP is a temporary solution to the 10 year ban on admissibility, but it provides […]
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  • How to Avoid Denied Entry to Canada

    Berardi Immigration Law can help you cross the border with confidence. Your criminal record may be sealed – or old criminal charges may have been removed from your record in the United States. But you could still be denied entry to Canada. It happened over the weekend to a popular musical act. Don’t leave it […]
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  • DNA Collection by US Agencies

    As of January 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been gradually implementing a phased DNA collection policy mandated by federal statute. This requires Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to collect DNA samples from individuals detained or in the custody of their agency. Aliens, Lawful Permanent Residents, and […]
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  • How Admitting to Past Use of Marijuana May Affect Your Entry to the U.S.

    This video outlines the consequences of admitting to past marijuana use and how this may affect one’s admissibility to the United States. Gabriella Agostinelli, Senior Associate Attorney, describes the law and procedure which this entails in relation to immigration matters.
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