Vancouver Border Immigration Lawyer

The border between Canada and the United States is the largest land border between two countries in the world, and it is well-travelled. This border sees approximately 300,000 crossings per day by different people who are crossing for a variety of reasons, like tourism, shopping, business or visiting family. Border Immigration Lawyer

However, not everyone makes it across the border easily. Some travelers are actually denied entry to the United States or denied entry to Canada for a variety of reasons, including health problems, immigration issues, visa issues or criminal records.

When this happens to an individual or a family it can be very disruptive, expensive, time-consuming and upsetting. However, this can sometimes be avoided.

Border immigration lawyers serving Vancouver and surrounding areas

Border crossing problems are not uncommon, and if you are concerned that you will have issues crossing the United States-Canada border, you should discuss your concerns with a licensed immigration lawyer. It helps to know if you are going to be inadmissible to Canada or the United States in advance of your travel so that you’ll know if you need to take precautions.

There are several options available to people who are inadmissible to Canada or the United States. For example, someone who is criminally inadmissible to Canada is able to apply for a temporary resident permit or criminal rehabilitation to enter Canada depending on their offense. On the other hand, someone who is inadmissible to the United States would be able to apply for waivers to enter the United States despite their criminality.

We have helped many people enter Canada and the United States who were criminally inadmissible. You do have options and it is possible to get there – but it is important that you sort out your options in advance of your travel to Canada or the United States. Call us as soon as you know you’re going to be traveling!

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