Comprehensive immigration services to ensure seamless relocation to Canada and the United States from anywhere in the world.
Personalized service to support cross-border moves
Navigating the complex world of ever-changing immigration laws and policies can be challenging. BDO’s Immigration team can help you, your employees, and your business achieve critical immigration goals.
Both the Canadian and U.S. immigration landscapes offer a variety of pathways to temporary and permanent residence for those looking to move for professional opportunities or personal reasons.
Regardless of the scenario, BDO’s Immigration lawyers review each client’s unique profile and circumstances to determine the most efficient and cost-effective strategy to increase the chances of achieving a favourable outcome.
Supported by our extensive network of tax professionals worldwide, upon request, our services can be coordinated with BDO’s International and Expatriate Tax service groups to ensure a well-informed and seamless relocation process.
We offer business focused immigration expertise, as well as representation on personal immigration matters including:
Intracompany transfers of executives, managers, and specialized knowledge workers
CUSMA (formerly NAFTA) and other trade agreements
Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) supported work permits including Global Talent Stream
International Experience Canada
Business visitor status including after-sales service and short-term work status
Employer compliance reviews
Permanent residence applications:
Provincial Nominee Programs
Our U.S. immigration attorneys represent corporations and individuals in a wide variety of U.S. immigration matters including:
Non-immigrant work authorization including L-1 intracompany transfers, TN status pursuant to the USMCA, E-1/E-2 Treaty Trader and Treaty Investor Status, H-1B, E-3, O-1, P-1, and I visas
B-1 Business Visitor status and after-sales service
Short-term training visas including H-3 and J-1 visas
PERM Labor Certifications and national interest waivers
Immigrant petitions including EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3
Green Card applications including adjustment of status
EB-5 investor visas
Spousal and other family sponsorships
U.S. naturalization applications and U.S. citizenship renunciations
Non-immigrant waivers of inadmissibility
Express Entry invitation to apply trends in 2023
November 22, 2023
IRCC unveils new Express Entry selection in 2023-2025 Immigration Levels plan.
BDO’s Immigration team works with clients to provide end-to-end immigration support in a wide range of sectors, including visual effects, IT, professional services, natural resources, and infrastructure.
Helping agribusiness navigate risks and disruptions to create strategic financial plans, growth solutions, and seamless transitions.