How Does the Immigration Process Work?
Step 1: Assessing Your Case
Step 2: Signing the Retainer Agreement with your Lawyer
Step 3: Gathering your Documents
Step 4: Completing Application Forms
Step 5: Preparing your Application Package
Step 6: Submitting the Application to the Visa Office
Step 7: Monitoring the Application as it is Processed at Visa Office:
Step 8: You may have an interview
Step 9: Letter of Acceptance or Refusal Letter
Step 10: Issuance of Visa or Appeal because of a Refusal
Why choose an immigration lawyer when I can do it myself?
Who should I choose? Lawyer or Consultant?
ConsultantsConsultants are immigration representatives who are not lawyers. They are often referred to as paralegals, law officers and, immigration specialists. Some consultants are former immigration officers who have left the government to work in the private sector. Immigration consultants are now regulated by the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Counsel (ICCRC).The ICCRC is responsible for regulating the activities of immigration consultants who are members and who provide immigration advice for a fee.
LawyersLawyers often act as representatives for applicants with immigration matters. Unlike consultants, lawyers in Canada are required to have a university education and to complete law school. Lawyers are regulated by the Provincial or State Bar in the jurisdiction in which they practice. The fact that lawyers are regulated provides their clients with protection against unethical and incompetent practitioners
Immigration LawyersImmigration Lawyers are lawyers who practice primarily or exclusively in immigration law. They generally have a greater level of expertise than a general practitioner who may merely dabble in the field. Clients interested in hiring a lawyer with experience in immigration law should always ask the lawyer what percentage of their practice is dedicated to immigration law to determine if they practice immigration law on a regular basis.
Who is VisaPlace? How can they help?
Welcome to VisaPlace
What documents do I need?
What should I expect from my immigration lawyer?
What are your legal fees?
How do I know if you can help me?
If I hire a VisaPlace Lawyer what is the next step?
Can you help people from anywhere in the world?
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