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Tag: DUI_DWI

  • Are you a U.S. Citizen seeking a NAFTA Professional work permit in Canada?

    Tiffany McKenzie is a Berardi Immigration Law Canadian Attorney who represents individuals and corporations seeking to obtain work authorization in Canada.  She also represents our clients at Visa Centres and ports-of-entry to come to Canada to present their criminal rehabilitation applications.  This blog focuses on the NAFTA/USMCA Professional category.  You can also check out our […]

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  • Q&A: Canadian Alternatives to the U.S. H-1B Visa

    Tiffany McKenzie is a Berardi Immigration Law Canadian Attorney who represents individuals and corporations seeking to obtain work authorization in Canada.  She also represents our clients at Visa Centres and ports-of-entry to come to Canada to present their criminal rehabilitation applications.  The focus of this blog is on work permits but you can also check […]

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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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  • Holiday Travel to Canada

    Avoid any extra stress during the holiday season by taking care of any immigration issues before travelling. If you have an impaired driving conviction on your record and would like to travel to Canada, our team may be able to help...

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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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