We are a full service immigration law firm located in Toronto, capital of the Province of Ontario, the economic heart of Canada and its most diverse cultural centre. Daniel Fine has been a Canadian lawyer and licensed member of the Bar of the Province of Ontario for more than 30 years.
have applied our knowledge, experience and sensitivity in
representing thousands of successful permanent immigration and
temporary visa clients to Canada in virtually every category:
skilled workers, business immigrants (entrepreneurs, investors,
self-employed), business employee transfers, NAFTA employees, family
members, adoptions, students, citizenship applicants, and refugee
staff includes experienced Russian, Spanish and Chinese speakers,
and we have access to interpreters in all other languages.
We have affiliations abroad and a relationship that provides
relocation services to assist settlement in Canada, including
housing, other necessities and cultural adaptation.
The importance of an experienced lawyer
emphasize the importance of consulting us or other qualified legal
legislation in 2002 has brought change and increasing
unpredictability to procedures that are often not appreciated by
many who are not licensed lawyers but hold themselves out as
consultants providing legal or immigration services.
Too often, we see unfortunate results that could have been
avoided when non-lawyers have been relied upon.
Choose an experienced lawyer to represent you in these
important – often once in a lifetime – matters.
-> As of April 27, 2006, post-secondary students may apply for off-campus work permits to compete with Canadians.
-> The Supreme Court of Canada has recognized that in assessing the medical admissibility of immigration applicants with medical impairments that would otherwise bar immigration, the ability and willingness to pay for medical costs must be considered. In other words, applicants may succeed if the government would not have to pay medical expenses it considers excessive.
-> Daniel Fine has recently been successful in the Federal Court of Canada stopping the scheduled removal of a spouse in Canada being sponsored by a spouse despite rules effective in September 2005 that contradict the announcement of the Minister of Immigration in February 2005.
-> Daniel Fine has also recently been successful in the Federal Court of Canada using the importance of psychological evidence past and present to stop the scheduled removal of an unsuccessful applicant for residence on humanitarian and compassionate grounds.
-> We have been granted a Federal Court hearing as a result of challenging the immigration department’s reconsideration decision of a humanitarian and compassionate application in a manner inconsistent with the previous Federal Court decision we obtained.
-> The Federal Court of Appeal has determined that the process of the Immigration and Refugee Board culminating in decisions in “lead cases” concerning Hungarian Roma was flawed therefore calling into question negative decisions made in such cases where the lead case information package was used. In doing so the Court emphasized that the duty of fairness and impartiality owed by the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada to those before it falls at the high end of the requirement for procedural fairness, the standard on review is simply correctness, and the Board failed to meet this requirement in these circumstances. This decision presents the opportunity for applicable Roma who received negative decisions to apply for their cases to be re-opened by the Board.
-> As of February 18, 2005, most spouses and common-law partners in Canada can apply for permanent residence... <More>
-> As of December 29, 2004, travel through the U.S.A. to make a claim for refuge protection at a Canada/USA... <More>
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