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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.

May 14, 2024
High minimum Express Entry marks under the "general" category

Since last summer IRCC has been giving priority to Express Entry candidates who are proficient in French or have work experience and skills that fit t...

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May 3, 2024
Collapse of the start-up visa and self-employed persons programs

Effective April 30, 2024 the self-employed persons program is paused. The waiting time to be processed had reached 52 months at minimum. The waiting t...

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Apr 4, 2024
Changes to filing fees on April 30, 2024

Please be warned that multiple IRCC filing fees are changing on April 30, 2024. If you are doubtful whether you will be able to file your application ...

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