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Tag: DUI_DWI

  • Navigating Immigration Challenges: Understanding Visa Inadmissibility

    Immigrating to a new country can be a complex process, and immigration attorneys play a crucial role in guiding their clients through the legal maze. However, there are certain unforeseen issues that attorneys may not always anticipate, especially when it comes to visa applicants with a history of driving under the influence (DUI) or operating […]
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  • Deemed Rehabilitation: Do You Qualify?

    Are you wondering if you qualify for deemed rehabilitation? Berardi Immigration Law can help! Join us as we discuss the details of deemed rehabilitation and review eligibility requirements. Get your questions answered by our Canadian immigration attorney, so that you can make an informed decision and take advantage of this essential immigration process. Did you […]
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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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  • Yes, You Can Enter Canada with a DUI

    There are legal remedies available for individuals with a DUI/DWI conviction on their record. There are several options that may help you regain access to Canada during a ten year restriction, but each will require meticulous planning, a good deal of effort, and a little help from our team here at Berardi Immigration Law. Watch […]
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  • Entering Canada with DWI: FAQs

    Here at Berardi Immigration Law, we offer a wide variety of services to assist our clients. One such service is helping individuals with a DWI or DUI on their record enter Canada. Below is a list of the most common scenarios our office sees and some information on next steps…
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  • Will a DWAI Conviction Bar Entry to Canada?

    Recently, the rules surrounding DWIs, DUIs and DWAIs have changed in Canada, ushering in a new era of more aggressive enforcement. One of the most common questions our office receives is if a conviction for a DWAI will bar entry to Canada. The short answer is yes. A DWAI is treated the same way as […]
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  • IRCC Confirms Rules at the Border Surrounding DUIs

    On December 18, 2018, Canada introduced much tougher penalties for individuals with convictions of DWI, DUI or DWAI. The new bill, titled the Impaired Driving Act, has made impaired driving a serious criminal offense in Canada, whereas it was previously only considered a criminal offense. To learn more about this, click here.  However, since the […]
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  • Berardi Immigration Law assisting individuals with DUI and DWI convictions with travel to Canada

    If you’ve been convicted of a DUI or DWI, chances are your life has been altered in many ways. However, you may not be aware that having an alcohol-related driving conviction on your record can significantly impact your ability to enter Canada. In fact, in most cases, this type of conviction will make you “criminally […]
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  • Have a DWI or DUI? Canada’s Upcoming Impaired Driving Act Could Impact You at the Border

    The recreational use of marijuana will be legalized in Canada beginning October 17, 2018. Naturally, this raises a number of public safety concerns, one in particular being the dangers associated with impaired driving. Greater access to the drug could result in more people driving under the influence. The Canadian government has responded to this concern […]
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  • DUIs and Visa Revocations by DOS

    The DOS Visa Office has recently instructed consular officers to revoke the visas of visa-holders following a DUI (driving under the influence) arrest. The previous policy simply required a visa applicant with a prior DUI conviction to provide a report from a panel physician. This new policy allows consular posts to revoke nonimmigrant visas and […]
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