News Prominent Advocate Joins Dale & Lessmann LLP as Partner on January 1, 2015

Jeffrey P. Hoffman, continues his dispute resolution practice as a Partner at Dale & Lessmann LLP beginning January 1, 2015.  Jeffrey is well recognized for his work in franchise law. ...

New Electronic Travel Authorization for Visa Exempt Travelers Entering Canada
Citizenship and Immigration Canada is expected to implement the Electronic Travel Authorization (“eTA”) Program in April 2015. Mirroring the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (“ESTA”) already present in the US, the eTA program will require Canadian-bound travelers from visa-exempt...
CIC Rolling Out New Fees and Compliance System for Employers Using Temporary Foreign Workers
Starting February 21, 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (“CIC”) will require employers hiring temporary foreign workers (“TFWs”) that are exempt from the Labour Market Impact Assessment (“LMIA”) process to pay a new fee to CIC. The fee per work permit will be CAD $230 (payable online by...
Canada’s New Express Entry System: Impacts to the Permanent Residence Process for Foreign Nationals
Canada’s New Express Entry System: Impacts to the Permanent Residence Process for Foreign Nationals On January 1, 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (“CIC”) announced the new Express Entry (“EE”) Program, a new permanent residence (“PR”) system that aims to provide greater access for foreign...