The Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, its regulations and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) provide a range of possibilities for US citizens to immigrate to Canada.
The possibilities can range from a sponsorship application, a work permit, a study permit, or through an investor’s program, for example.
NAFTA permits US citizens to request a work permit at a point of entry to Canada. NAFTA facilitates temporary entry for business visitors, professionals, intra-company transferees, as well as traders and investors to enter Canada quickly and efficiently. Professionals who wish to obtain a work permit to Canada can apply for entry if they are on the list of professions in the Appendix to NAFTA.
We note, as well, that management consultants can also be covered by NAFTA.
Our firm can help you with your immigration-related issues into Canada, for the relocation of personnel, establishing a corporation in Canada, for obtaining a work permit, a student visa, family reunification or simply a question of mobility. We will study your situation and discuss with you the options that best reflect your needs and timeframe to enter Canada.
We can also work with our experts in Fiscal, Labour, Civil, Corporate, Franchise and Trademarks Law, to provide a complete picture of your situation and obligations.
We are a full-service law firm that has a team of three immigration lawyers to answer all your inquiries regarding your project to enter Canada temporally or establish yourself on a more permanent basis.
Please do not hesitate to communicate with our firm for any further information.
This article contains legal information of a general nature and cannot take the place of legal advice from a lawyer who will consider the specific details of your situation.
Me Sophie Fortin, attorney-at-law
Alepin Gauthier Avocats Inc.