Bjorn Harsanyi, Calgary Immigration Lawyer, discusses the Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act; consequences of criminal convictions on foreign nationals and permanent residents of Canada.
These significant changes will have significant impact on students, foreign workers and permanent residents of Canada. It's imperative that foreign nationals that are facing criminal charges consult immediately with a good and experienced immigration lawyer.
Regardless of how long you've been in Canada, this video applies to you. If you are convicted and sentenced to more than 6 months, your appeal rights are extinguished. Deportation becomes nearly automatic. The bar has been lowered for the removal of even long term permanent residents from Canada.