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Robert W. Young

Certified Immigration Specialist

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Profile

Born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario Robert William Young has been practising Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Law for over 30 years.

Robert has an undergraduate degree from Hamilton's McMaster University and a law degree from London, Ontario's University of Western Ontario.

Robert has taught part-time at Mohawk College, been a trustee of the Hamilton Law Association and been a regular contributor to the Hamilton Law Association's magazine on Immigration issues since 1991.

Robert was certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Citizenship and Immigration Law in 2005. He was part of the team of lawyers who drafted the Law Society of Ontario's Qualifying Standards for Immigration and Refugee Law Specialists under the Law Society's Specialist Certification Program.

Education

  • Called to the Ontario Bar 1988
  • University of Western, Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) 1986

Recent News

Immigration Law in Canada is constantly changing. Stay up to date with the most recent news pertaining to Citizenship and Immigration Canada laws and regulations.

Sep 21, 2022
Scheduling of hearings at the Immigration and Refugee Board

The Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) has four branches. They are the Immigration Division (ID), Refugee Protection Division (RPD), Refugee Appeal D...

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Sep 13, 2022
New Online Refugee Claims Portal

Effective September 13, 2022, people who want to make refugee claims from within Canada must use a new online service. This new online service replace...

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Sep 2, 2022
Mandatory online filing for all permanent residence applications

For several years most Economic Class applications for permanent residence have been filed online (i.e. Express Entry). It was still possible, however...

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