Canada’s escalating diplomatic spat with Saudi Arabia
The dispute between Canada and Saudi Arabia arose due to a tweet issued by Canada’s Global Affairs Ministry criticizing the arrest and detention of two female bloggers.
Office closed on Canada Day
Happy birthday, Canada! A reminder that Azzi Law will be closed on Monday, 2 July 2018 for Canada Day. Our regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, 3 July 2018. We wish you a very happy Canada Day!
Student Direct Stream
On 8 June 2018, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada announced the creation of a new program: Student Direct Stream (SDS).
Canada Needs Immigrants as Much as Immigrants Need Canada
There are various reasons for a country to allow – and even encourage to some extent – immigration. In Canada, the shortage of skilled professionals, economic growth, and an aging population are only some of the reasons why Canada needs immigrants.
Social Media, Privacy and Immigration Proceedings
Publicly available personal information shared on social media platforms such as Facebook and LinkedIn, for example, is being increasingly used as evidence in Canadian immigration proceedings.
Why It’s Important to Apply for Canadian Citizenship
Canadian citizenship comes with several privileges, including the right to vote and run for political office and the right to leave and enter Canada, regardless of the length of time spent outside the country.
Azzi Law is on a Mission
When we first launched Azzi Law, our mission was to provide our clients with quality, reliable, and accessible legal services. Our unwavering commitment to these values led to the firm being recognized as the top choice immigration law services of 2018 in Ottawa.
Urgent Processing of Canadian Citizenship Applications
The majority of citizenship applications are processed within a year; however, you may apply for urgent processing in special cases.
Invitations going out this week to selected potential sponsors of parents and grandparents
As of 19 March 2018, potential sponsors can confirm whether or not they have been selected by looking up their unique confirmation number online.
Nova Scotia Creates New Immigration Stream for Physicians
The Canadian province of Nova Scotia created a new immigration stream to attract general practitioners, family physicians, and specialist physicians.