Author: EnriqueLara

On January 3, 2023, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a proposed rule to adjust certain immigration and naturalization filing fees. If implemented, applicants will have to pay significantly more for immigrant filings. The proposed rule is subject to a 60-day comment...

Toronto, December 19, 2022: Canada's Start-Up Visa Program ("SUV") has grown tremendously in popularity from 2019 until the present.  Over that period of time, processing times by Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada ("IRCC") has jumped from approximately 18 months to close to 36 months. In practice,...

Toronto, December 5, 2022: On November, 16, 2022, Canada replaced the National Occupation Classification (NOC) system with the TEER (Training, Education, Experience and Responsibilities) categories. to Replace NOC—Understanding the Changes to Canada’s National Occupational Classification. Immigration, Refugee, Citizenship Canada (IRCC) uses the TEERs system to determine...