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Surrey Criminal Inadmissibility Lawyer In BC Canada
Criminal Inadmissibility Cases

With over two decades of experience, I have the knowledge and skills needed to assist you with issues related to criminal inadmissibility. Whether you are facing issues with obtaining a visa or are being denied entry into Canada, I am here to help. At Paul E. Briggs Law, I am committed to providing exceptional legal services and finding the best possible resolution for my clients.

What does criminal inadmissibility mean?


It means that you are prohibited from entering or staying in Canada due to criminal grounds. These circumstances include criminal convictions that may have transpired within or outside of Canada.


Potential avenues to overcome criminal inadmissibility


Depending on various factors including the type of crime and how long ago it occurred, there may be avenues to overcome one's criminal inadmissibility. Even if you currently face inadmissibility, there may be potential pathways to regain admissibility or to be granted a temporary resident permit under certain circumstances. These avenues for overcoming a determination of criminal inadmissibility include:

  • Individual rehabilitation

  • Deemed rehabilitation

  • Record suspension or discharge

  • Temporary resident permit


As a Criminal Inadmissibility immigration lawyer based in Surrey, British Columbia, I have aided numerous individuals grappling with issues of criminal inadmissibility. It is crucial to understand that Canadian immigration and border services officers evaluate your criminal history in accordance with Canadian laws, including the Criminal Code of Canada, when considering your admissibility to Canada. With over two decades of experience in both criminal law and immigration law, I have represented clients at all levels of courts. If you are contending with criminal inadmissibility matters, reach out to Paul E. Briggs Law for a consultation.

Expert Guidance on Immigration Law

Q: What types of immigration cases does Paul E. Briggs Law represent?

A: Paul E. Briggs Law offers a wide range of immigration law services, including sponsorship applications, citizenship applications, and more.   We also represents our clients facing complex immigration issues such as inadmissibility, border seizures and appeals.


Q: How can I schedule my first consultation with Paul E. Briggs?    
A: To schedule a consultation with our lawyer at Paul E. Briggs Law, simply visit our website or contact us directly.  Take advantage of our 30-minute first consultation for $150 for your immigration matters.


Q: What is the cost of a consultation with Paul E. Briggs Law?  
A: Our hourly consultation fee starts from $300, which will be credited to your immigration case file fee if you decide to retain us. The cost of hiring an immigration lawyer for a specific application can vary depending on many factors including the immigration category. Please contact us for more information.

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Serving Surrey and Surrounding Areas

At Paul E. Briggs Law, we offer comprehensive immigration services to clients in Surrey BC and the surrounding areas. Our experienced team of professionals is dedicated to providing personalized and effective solutions for each client’s unique situation. From visa applications to permanent residency, we can help you navigate the complexities of the immigration process.

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