Category: Corporate Immigration

How to Pass LMIA Recruitment and Advertising Requirement: Step-by-Step Guide

To save you time and effort, we are sharing our expertise on how to run a successful recruitment and advertising period in alignment with your LMIA application. A recruitment period is a highly essential element to ensure success in High Wage LMIA, Low Wage LMIA, or LMIA with support for permanent residence. This process is […]

Written by on July 12, 2024

Business Visitor Visa From USA to Canada in Just 4 Weeks!

We are often asked whether businesspeople can visit Canada for exploratory reasons before committing to going through the business immigration application process. Reasons for travel can vary: some businesspeople may need a visa to explore the potential region of future business and meet with vendors, sellers, real estate agents, etc. While for others, it is […]

Written by on July 24, 2023

Updates and Expansion of Canada’s Francophone Mobility Program

On June 15, 2023, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada released an exciting update concerning Francophone Mobility work permit eligibility. Francophone Mobility is an international mobility program that allows Canadian employers to avoid the lengthy LMIA process and directly support the foreign national’s work permit application. This program facilitates the mobility of French-speaking […]

Written by on June 19, 2023

Bringing Brazilian Foreign Workers to Support Canadian Businesses

Sobirovs Law Firm is proud to have successfully obtained an LMIA work permit for our Brazilian client and her spouse. Our client sought authorization to work at a bakery & coffee shop in Ontario, Canada. After being retained by the client and her Canadian employer, Sobirovs lawyers reviewed all relevant documents of all parties involved […]

Written by on March 2, 2023

HR Management for Home Professionals: 101 With the Experts

Our Senior Business Immigration Lawyer, Feruza Djamalova, was recently featured in a Porch article, “HR Management for Home Professionals: 101 With the Experts“. Read Feruza’s contribution below: What are the benefits of hiring foreign workers for a business? The last two years presented many challenges to businesses, but one of the biggest has been the […]

Written by on November 22, 2022

Canadian Construction Company Hires Foreign Workers with Sobirovs

An Ontario-based construction company contacted us to inquire whether they could employ foreign workers. The facts of the case were: The company specializes in manufacturing, designing, and installing windows and railing systems for high-rise condominiums;  The company employs over 400 employees, completed over 60 projects since its conception in 2002; Currently, the company has 25 […]

Written by on April 5, 2022

Tackling Tech Talent Shortage in Canada – the Creative Way

In the past few years, Canadian businesses realized how vulnerable they are to labour shortages. Sourcing tech talent became a much bigger problem than anyone imagined they could cope with. Almost 80% of businesses in Canada stated that they need more tech employees and 68% of them said that they are having difficulties finding and […]

Written by on March 29, 2022

How to Bring Your Workers from Ukraine to Canada

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, many Canadian tech companies are struggling to bring their Ukrainian workers to Canada. The IRCC began prioritizing Ukrainian applications and lifted the limit on Ukrainian immigrants. Many Canadian companies expressed their interest in hiring new recruits from Ukraine to allow people fleeing the conflict to have a safe […]

Written by on March 3, 2022

Advising a Canadian Restaurant in Hiring Foreign Workers

Assisting an Ontario-based Restaurant During Canadian Labour Shortage  A well-established North York, Ontario restaurant that specializes in Turkish cuisine inquired whether they could employ a foreign chef from Turkey. We gladly offered our expertise and successfully brought the chef from Turkey. Below is a summary of the facts of this case: The restaurant’s chef quit, […]

Written by on January 31, 2022