Pardons Canada – US Entry Visa Waiver (I-192, I-194) Required Even For a Temporary Stopover in the US

pardons.org Each day we recieve many calls from Canadians who have been refused entry to the US for old criminal charges.  Sometimes even the smallest charge (theft under) can be used as a reason to turn the person away at the US Border. Even if you have been fingerprinted for a criminal charge but the…

Pardons Canada – Crossing the US Border with a Conditional or Absolute Discharge

pardons.org Many people who get a conditional or absolute discharge believe that their criminal charge will disappear on its own.  For the purposes of traveling to the US this is NOT correct.  The Americans will still see the fact that you have been fingerprinted and they do not acknowledge the difference between a regular conviction…

Pardons Canada – Government Processing Fees for Pardons May Rise Soon

pardons.org There has been a large increase in Pardons applications because most employers in Canada are running criminal checks on new employers and in some cases, existing employers.  This means that anyone with an old criminal record requires a Pardon if they want to be safe to get a job. Also, the Americans are becoming…