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A Warning Against Unlicensed Advice

Jan 23, 2024 12:32:33 PM โ€ข Written by: Soheil Hosseini

Alert for Potential Immigrants: Federal Court Stands with Applicant Against Lawyer's Mistake - A Warning Against Unlicensed Advice

๐Ÿšจ In a landmark decision, the Federal Court of Canada favored a UK citizen after an authorized Ontario lawyerโ€™s guidance resulted in a failed permanent residency application. This case is a crucial warning to all potential immigrants about the dangers of unlicensed or unauthorized immigration advice.

๐Ÿ“Œ The UK applicant's dream of Canadian residency was nearly shattered due to the incorrect advice from a legally authorized lawyer, leading to non-disclosure of criminal records. This grave error caused the application to be deemed inadmissible for misrepresentation and criminality.

๐Ÿ” The Court's ruling emphasizes the pivotal role of competent and authorized legal advice in immigration matters. But this leads to a more alarming question: If such errors can occur even with authorized representatives, what risks do potential immigrants face when entrusting their futures to unlicensed, or "ghost," agents?

โš ๏ธ Hiring unauthorized or unlicensed advisors, commonly known as "ghost agents," can have far more dire consequences. These individuals often lack the necessary legal knowledge, ethical standards, and accountability, putting applicants at a significantly higher risk of misrepresentation, refusal, or even legal action against them.

๐Ÿ‘‰ As a professional immigration firm, Immigratic strongly advises against using unauthorized representatives. The risks are simply too high. This recent court decision serves as a stark reminder of the need for diligent, professional, and authorized immigration advice.

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Soheil Hosseini

Soheil Hosseini is a Canadian Immigration and Citizenship consultant. He represents Immigratic, a data-driven Immigration platform based in Ottawa, Canada.