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Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA)

Most employers need an authorization from the Employment and Social Development Canada before they can hire a temporary worker. If you are an employer who is struggling to find a Canadian worker to the job, you might qualify to apply for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). Read More

Breaking: Bill C6 to amend the Citizenship Act has been passed by the Senate.

The long waited for bill C 6 to amend Canada’s Citizenship Act was passed by the Senate with amendments today, May 3rd, 2017. The controversial bill C24 introduced and passed by the previous conservative government that had made applying for citizenship harder for immigrants is to be mostly repealed by the new bill-C6, which is now awaiting royal assent. Read More

Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) tool - Skilled immigrants (Express Entry)

Mansouri Canadian Immigration services, official agent of Bodwell High School in Vancouver, Canada

Bodwell High School is a private co-educational boarding school offering grades 8 to 12, and university preparation.  Located in beautiful North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Bodwell's campus overlooks the Burrard Inlet and the beautiful Vancouver skyline. Recognized as a leader among Canadian boarding schools, the school’s diverse student population of both local and international students makes it a rich and exciting place to learn, study, play, and build life long memories and friendships.


Authorized paid representatives

Only some people can charge you a fee or receive any other type of payment. These people are called “authorized” representatives. They are:

lawyers " Immigration Lawyers" and paralegals who are members in good standing of a Canadian provincial or territorial law society

notaries who are members in good standing of the Chambre des Notaires du Québec and

citizenship or immigration consultants who are members in good standing of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council


Mansouri Canadian Immigration services, official agent of University Canada West

Based in Vancouver, Canada, this Master of Business Administration (MBA) program from UCW will prepare you for leadership on the global stage. You will take the most challenging situations in your stride, apply pragmatic solutions to problems you encounter, and ultimately drive the success of an organization with your informed decision-making. Read More

Click here to download UCW MBA catalogue

Click here to download UCW Bachelor degree catalogue


Notice is hereby given that our Ottawa office is in the process of being relocated to Vancouver, BC on December 15, 2016. All current and prospective clients are advised that this change in location will not--in any way--affect the quality of our work on their files. However, if you are our client and you have concerns about this transition, please do not hesitate to contact us via email or telephone and we will be happy to address your concerns. 

Positive Changes to  the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) for Express Entry Immigration System

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has brought about new changes to the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) for its Express Entry immigration selection system. The changes, which were expected for some time, will have a major effect  skilled on the candidate for the Federal Skilled Worker Class, the Federal Skilled Trades Class, and the Canadian Experience Class. Read More

New Criteria for Urgent Processing of PR Cards

The permanent resident card is the official proof that an individual is a permanent resident of Canada. Residents use this card to enter and stay in Canada when returning from another country. Usually, the estimated processing time for a permanent resident card is 41 days for a new card or 63 days for a renewal or replacement. However, in certain urgent situations, eligible individuals may have his/her application accelerated for a card. In fact, the government of Canada has made public its criteria for the urgent processing of permanent residence cards. Read More

New public policy to allow some international graduates to re-submit their applications for a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP)

PGWP allows students who have graduated from a recognized Canadian institution to gain Canadian work experience. This work permit may be issued for up to three years, depending on the length of the study program, and enables the holder to work anywhere in Canada for any employer. Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada has brought forward a new public policy to allow some international graduates to re-submit their applications for a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) that had been refused previously. Read More

Small Canadian Cities Eager to Attract More Newcomers

Canada desires more immigrants, relatively because of the aging population, so it needs more young individuals to keep up the economy. In fact, the government wants the number of immigrants evenly across the country. Read More

Changes to Canada’s immigration policy that benefit international students and their families

International students are recognized to be the most favourable group of immigrants (age, skills, ability to communicate in English and French). Hence, to support them the express entry is planning to assign more points for them and to facilitate the procedure to become permanent residents. In addition, the current government is looking forward “to issue up to 20,000 visas in the parent and grandparents sponsorship applications”. Read More

Mr. Hadi Mansouri is an official agent of The Algonquin College for international students.

Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology is a publicly funded English-language college and a member of Polytechnics Canada located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The college serves the National Capital Region and the outlying areas of Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec, and Upstate New York. The college has three campuses; a primary campus located in Ottawa, Ontario, and secondary campuses located in Perth, Ontario, and Pembroke, Ontario.


Group of Five – Sponsorship for Refugee

A ‘Group of Five’ is a type of private refugee sponsoring program. Under the Group of Five, five Canadian citizens or permanent residents get together to sponsor a refugee and their dependents to Canada. Read More

Information about G5 private refugee sponsorship program

(Watch this video for more information about this program)

Common Mistakes for Self Reps on their Immigration applications

An applicant can fill, file and submit the application themselves and send it to CIC, however, without having a professional review it for mistakes could cause unnecessary delays in processing and even a denied application. Below are a few of the most common examples in which an application could be delayed or declined. Read More

Sponsorship of Parents and grandparents

The Parent and Grandparent Permanent Resident Visa is an application available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents that allow the applicants to sponsor their parents or grandparents to come to Canada. Those who are successful under this sponsorship program will receive Canadian permanent residence with Canadian Citizenship available to apply for after residing in Canada for a certain period of time and subject to meeting the other Citizenship criteria. Read More

Has your application to come to Canada ever been refused?

Without being informed of the issues and problems in your previous applications, it is not advisable to create a new application. Occasionally, it can lead to worsening the situation. If you or one of your relatives have been refused for your Canadian visa and you are interested in identifying the hidden issues, and attempting to solve them and, obtaining your Canadian visa lawfully and legally, contact us today. Read More

Main differences between the two possible pathways of sponsoring your Spouse/Partner to Canada as a Permanent Resident

Self Employed

Any foreign national who has relevant experience, intends and is able to be self-employed in Canada and can contribute to Canada’s growing economy, in any specified economic activities can apply to become a permanent resident under self-employed. Cultural activities, athletics or buying and managing a farm all assist with an individual to gain citizenship under Self-Employment. Read More

Multiple-Entry Visitor Visa Application Package for Close Family members of Canadian Residents:

If you live in Canada and you would like to invite your family or close relatives to visit you in Canada:
At MCIS, we provide applicants with a full-service visa application package. Read More

Bill C-6

The Act to amend the Citizenship Act has been heard for the third time on May 17, 2016.  This is great news those waiting for citizenship. There have been several topics about what changes the Liberal government should make to the Citizenship Act, mostly repealing some or even all of the changes that were implemented by the previous bill (Bill C-24). Read More

New Update on Spousal/Common-Law Sponsorship: Processing Times now Less Than 12 Months for Many Applicants

Canada Immigration Newsletter announced on its website that the government of Canada revealed that processing times have significantly been reduced in many cases for the Outland Spousal/Common-Law Sponsorship Canadian immigration program.

After 2015, the way in which processing times were listed for the Outland Spousal/Common-Law Sponsorship Canadian immigration programs changed. Before until that change, application processing times for this program were listed by visa office. Now, processing times are listed by individual countries where the application is being made. Read More

For a limited time only:

Multiple-Entry Visitor Visa Application Package for Close Family members of Canadian Residents:

If you live in Canada and you would like to invite your family or close relatives to visit you in Canada:
At MCIS, we provide applicants with a full-service visa application package. Read More

Why should I retain the services of a professional for my relatives' Temporary Resident Visa (Visit Visa)?

Among all of the Immigration Classes that I deal with as a Legal Practitioner, Temporary Resident Visas (Work Permit, Study Permit, Visit Visa etc.) is one of the interesting areas. Because all of the forms and the documents checklist for Temporary Resident Visa applications are available on Citizenship and Immigration Canada's website, some people are of the opinion that paying a consultant to prepare a visa application is absurd. Well, that isn't the case. Read More

Liberal government program to scrap two-tier citizenship

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Minister John McCallum mentioned that he'll soon cancel the government's ability to strip people of Canadian citizenship; however, he didn’t indicate any specific date. The former Conservative government passed Bill C-24, the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act. Read More

Canada set to reopen Parent and Grandparent program for 2016

The Parent and Grandparent program for Canadian immigration is set to open up in January 2016. This program had an application cap in 2014 and it filled up its 5000 persons in just three weeks, and it happened for 2015 as well. Read More


British Columbia 

If you are an entrepreneur who is ready to invest in and actively manage a business in the Province, you may be eligible for the BC Provincial Nominee Program's (BC PNP) Entrepreneur Immigration stream. This stream provides a pathway to permanent residence for experienced businesspeople that can establish themselves in B.C. and invest in and operate a commercially viable business that can provide significant economic benefits to the Province. Read More

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Family Sponsorship is one of the most tricky and complicated classes of Canadian Immigration. DO not risk you future with unauthorized representatives. Leave the work to the expert. Read More


Attention everyone! (Not only Those who live in Canada, I mean everyone!)

I need help.                                                                                                                                                         
I am starting a process of gathering a group to privately sponsor one or more Refugee families to come and settle in Canada. 
Please take a moment to read the following:
I am starting a Trust Account for raising the minimum amount to sponsor a family in need of immediate protection. Read More

Manitoba to Increase Funding for Newcomers’ Professional Settlement

It is good news for those who are seeking to immigrate to Canada and especially the province of Manitoba that the government of Manitoba allocated $3 million CAD for the Manitoba Start Program.Read More

For a limited time only:

Multiple-Entry Visitor Visa Application Package for Close Family members of Canadian Residents:

If you live in Canada and you would like to invite your family or close relatives to visit you in Canada:
At MCIS, we provide applicants with a full-service visa application package. Read More

Main differences between the two possible pathways of sponsoring your Spouse/Partner to Canada as a Permanent Resident

As the Spouse or Common-Law Partner in Canada Class is a completely different class of application for sponsoring one's spouse to Canada to the Regular Sponsorship through family class from abroad, there are a number of differences between the two classes. Read More

Invest in and manage a business in B.C.

British Columbia is one of North America's most dynamic places to do business. Entrepreneurs benefit from the strategic location, low taxes, competitive operating costs and a multicultural workforce that is well educated, highly skilled and productive.Read More

Canada Announces New Investor Program

Recently the governments of Canada and Quebec have both released information about upcoming investor programs. The main aim of these programs is to attract high-net-worth investors. Successful applicants, as well as their spouse or common-law partner and dependent children under the age of 19, will have a PR card and become permanent residents of Canada. Read More

Express Entry

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will launch a new electronic system called Express Entry In January 2015 to manage applications for permanent residence in certain economic programs. Canada needs high levels of immigration to meet current and future labor market needs, this program will ensure Canada’s economic growth and long-term prosperity. Read More

Loss of Permanent Resident Status

If you have been informed that you have lost your Permanent Resident Status due to not having fulfilled your residency obligation, you might have a chance in Appeal. It can be a devastating situation, you are shocked and you start Read More

Removal Orders-Appeal and Stay of Removal

If a Permanent Resident or Foreign National is considered to beInadmissibleto Canada, a CIC or CBSA officer will prepare an Inadmissibility report. Eventually, the person will receive a Removal Order that requires the person to appear at a port of entry on a specified date, in order to confirm their departure from Canada and leave the country. Read More


It doesn’t matter either you are inside or outside Canada, there are different classes of refugee which you can claim. Canada has recognized this basic human right since 1951 when it signed the Convention relating to the Status of Refugees Read More

Provincial Nominee Program

One of the ways to obtain a Canadian Permanent Resident card is Provincial Nominee Program. MCIS provides you with all the information and guides that you need in order to apply for this program Read More


In order to become a Canadian citizen, you must meet the following basic eligibility requirements:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age.
  • You must be a Permanent Resident... Read More 
G5 private refugee sponsorship program


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