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November 14th, 2019

Travelling with cannabis on domestic flights in Canada is legal, but what happens when your flight gets diverted to the US? That’s the situation that unfolded recently on an Air Canada flight travelling from Toronto to Vancouver on November 3, when the pilot announced the plane needed to land in Seattle due to mechanical issues. Air … Read More

August 8th, 2017

Article written by: Heather Segal Published by: American Immigration Lawyers Association Find article here:   As an immigration attorney living and working in Canada, helping those seeking to visit or immigrate to the United States, I have the opportunity to see some significant differences between the two countries when it comes to immigration policy. Frankly, … Read More

April 3rd, 2017

By: Joel Rose Published by: Read article and listen to interview here:     Cars line up to cross into the U.S. at the Canadian border on Feb. 25, in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec.   Church volunteers on their way from Ontario to New Jersey were stopped at the U.S.-Canada border and turned away. So were … Read More

March 8th, 2017

  Publisher: CBC News Published March 8, 2017 on   Canadian passport holders in recent weeks have shared troubling stories about their experiences at U.S. border checkpoints, spurring privacy and legal concerns about what travellers should expect. The short answer is everything and anything, says Toronto-based immigration lawyer Heather Segal. “The Trump order is going … Read More

December 5th, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has staked much of his platform on immigration reform. He’s promised to build a wall between Mexico and the U.S., but in the increasingly unlikely event that he wins, he could also make life difficult for Canadians with U.S. ties. Meanwhile, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton wants to loosen certain policies, … Read More

November 11th, 2016

Before this week’s stunning election result, many Americans declared their intentions, perhaps jokingly, that they would flee to Canada if Donald Trump pulled off a win for U.S. president. As Trump continued to rack up votes late Tuesday and into Wednesday, it appeared that many of them might be serious. The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website crashed around … Read More