ImmLight of All Circumstances
This is a special Canadian elections episode where we talk to Brooks Arcand-Paul, a nehiyaw napew (Cree) from kipohtakaw (Alexander First Nation) in Treaty 6 territory, on where indigenous and immigration issues overlap; Professor R. Cassandra Lord, a Uni
This Immlight episode features Zeynab Ziaie, a Toronto-based immigration lawyer who is deep in the trenches of temporary resident applications. She focuses on study permit refusals. In this episode, Will, Lou, and Zeynab talk about Chinook, a system that
In this episode, Will and Lou speak to Lu Xu in order to break the traditional myths of Chinese immigration and immigration stereotypes surrounding the Chinese-Canadian community.
In this episode, Will and Lou speak to two individuals who have particular vantage points in the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. They speak to Waheeda Ekhlas Smith, the head of a Group of Five Sponsorship (G5) Sponsorship group and talk abou
This is part two of a series. In this episode, Will and Lou speak to two amazing international student advisors, Mayoori Malankov (York University) and Ravneet Panech (University of Calgary). Mayoori is an immigration lawyer and Ravneet is licensed immigr
This is part one of a two-part series. In this episode, Will and Lou speak to two amazing international student advisors, Mayoori Malankov (York University) and Ravneet Panech (University of Calgary). Mayoori is an immigration lawyer and Ravneet is licens
In this episode, Will and LJ conduct a post-launch analysis of the TR to PR pathway. They talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly side of a rushed program. Here are some links that Will and LJ talk about: TR to PR Pathway https://www.canada.ca/en/immig
This is an episode like no other. Will and LJ process the recent events involving the discovery of victims of cultural erasure, genocide, and white supremacy.
In this episode, Will is away so Lou sits down Dr. Fiona Katharina Seiger, a researcher at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The aim in this episode is to take a few steps back from Canadian immigration and see the bigger global picture of
In this episode, Lou and Will 'unbox' the new Temporary Resident Visa and Study Permit portal, finding potential issues where applicants can make innocent mistakes, pain points, etc. They highlight the bigger implications of the government's move to a new