Pardons Canada – Can’t Get a Job With a Criminal Record

pardons.org It seems that every employer in the country is doing criminal background checks. No matter how old the conviction is or how seemingly insignificant it was in the past, you are not getting work if you have a criminal record. The question on almost every employment application is “Do you have a criminal record…

Pardons Canada – New Pardon Rules Affects Number of Applications

pardons.org A recent article in the Globe and Mail has reported a drop in Pardons applications (now called Record Suspensions). Error rates for Pardon applications has also increased from 25% to 45%.  In other words, there are many applications for Pardons/Record Suspensions that are being submitted but then rejected because mistakes are being made.  That…

Pardons Canada – Getting Bonded with a Criminal Record

pardons.org If you have a criminal record or even if you have been fingerprinted by the police and the charges were later withdrawn, dismissed, stayed, peace bond, absolute or conditional discharged, it can affect your ability to get bonded for employment. Most employers are doing criminal background checks and part of the reason they are…

Pardons Canada – I-212 Overstaying Your Welcome in the US

pardons.org We receive many inquiries from people who have been denied entry to the US because they overstayed their welcome in the US. Often times, the Americans will deport the person back to their country or give them a ban from returning to the US for a period of time. If you have now become…