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Pardons Canada: Do I Need a US Waiver for the Rest of My Life?

Visitor: In 1993 I was charged under Section 212(a)(6)(C)(i) “You are an immigrant not in possession of a valid unexpired immigrant visa, reentry permit, border crossing identification card, or other valid entry documents.  You are an alien who has willfully misrepresented material facts in order to gain admission to the United States.” A quick background summary:…

Pardons Canada: When Can I Get My DUI Removed?

Visitor: I am very interested in having my records pardoned, however I have a couple of questions.  I have not completed my Ignition Interlock Program (IIP), in fact I am in the process of writing a letter of exemption in hopes Driver Fitness and Monitoring will exempt me from this remedial program altogether.   My…

Pardons Canada: When Can I Remove a DUI?

Visitor: I’m looking to find out if/when I can apply for a record suspension with the help of your organization. I understand it is 5 years however unsure when that time starts for me.  The charge for my DUI or Impaired Driving offence was Dec 18th 2016; I was criminally convicted in Dec 2018 and (paid…

Pardons Canada: Removing a Stayed charge for Assault

I am requesting information for my son, not myself. I am trying to help him by doing some research. I will forward your communication to him if there is a good chance that something can still be done to clear his record. We are quite discouraged by the whole process and by the lack of…

Pardons Canada: One Pardon Will Remove All Offences

Visitor: I can’t really remember but I think maybe 10 times I have been fingerprinted by the police, last time was around January 2007 and I believe and that one was withdrawn after I completed a diversion program. All of the offences were in Calgary, Alberta. Nothing at all since 2007.    There were theft…

Pardons Canada: Everything You Need To Know About Ignition Interlock Devices for DUIs

Drunk driving is a global problem, and governments have been implementing strategies to reduce the number of people driving while under the influence of alcohol. So far, among the strategies employed to combat drunk driving, ignition interlock installation is proving to be one of the most effective. Several studies attest to the effectiveness of installing ignition interlock devices (IID),…

Pardons Canada: Getting a Job with a DUI

Visitor: I am a Nurse, registered with the College of Nurses and this DUI or Impaired Driving charge is preventing me from successful employment. I quit my Emergency job, my estranged partner is a drug addict. I remain sober of alcohol (my abuse drug of choice) for 2 years. How much will this cost and…