Appreciation Letter from Mayor

October 11, 2017

Jae Shim has received an appreciation letter from Mayor Naheed Nenshi for his service to the City of Calgary as a member of the Chinatown District Business Improvement Area. Congratulations Jae!

Successful Refugee hearing

October 11, 2017

Jae Shim and Cristina Rozmarin had a successful refugee hearing for the claimant who came from Turkey. Should you wish to consult us about your refugee matter, please contact Cristina.

IRCC Updates: Changes to the Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Program

September 21, 2017

Shim Law News – Immigration IRCC Update On September 1, 2017, IRCC announced an update to the fairly new implemented application intake process for the Parents and Grandparents Program. It is already know that on January 3rd of this year, Canadian citizens and permanent residents (PR) who wanted to sponsor their parents and grandparents to […]

ESDC (Service Canada) – New Recruitment Requirement For High-Wage LMIAs

August 15, 2017

New recruitment requirements for the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) are effective as of August 28, 2017. As of August 28, 2017, all employers applying for high-wage Labour Market Impact Assessments (LMIAs) will be required to use Service Canada’s new Job Match service to meet the LMIA minimum recruitment requirements. Recruitment is the process of […]

New recruitment requirements for the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) are effective as of August 28, 2017

August 15, 2017

As of August 28, 2017, all employers applying for high-wage Labour Market Impact Assessments (LMIAs) will be required to use Service Canada’s new Job Match service to meet the LMIA minimum recruitment requirements. Recruitment is the process of finding and selecting qualified employees. As part of the TFW Program requirements, the employers must conduct recruitment […]

IRCC News: Important Amendments to the Citizenship Act – Bill C-6 Receives Royal Assent

July 5, 2017

The below charts explain some of the changes that have been made to the Citizenship Act and indicates when these changes are expected to come into force:   The most important changes that take effect immediately upon Royal Assent on June 19, 2017   Previous Citizenship Act Citizenship Act with Bill C-6 Amendments Applicants were required […]

The Global Skills Strategy Initiative – Occupations List – Part 2

June 20, 2017

On June 12, 2017 as part of the Global Skills Strategy Initiative, the Global Talent Stream (GTS) which is the new created fast-track stream of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), has launched a two-week standard for the processing of work permit (WP) applications for highly skilled occupations.   According to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship […]

IRCC New Release: The Global Skills Strategy Initiative

June 13, 2017

On June 12, 2017 Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced the introduction of a fast application processing and enhanced customer service now available for companies through the Government of Canada’s new Global Skills Strategy initiative which will give employers a faster and more predictable process for attracting top talent and new skills to Canada by […]