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Immigration Section: Cent and Marina Sedai

immigration section: Marina Sedai, chair of the immigration section of the Canadian Bar Association, said she wasn't surprised lawyers had the highest success rate, according to Toronto Star. SUPPLIED PHOTO Canada received 342,154 temporary resident applications in 2017, the data shows. But chances of success are much higher if they hire an immigration lawyer to help get their study, work or visitor visas, according to immigration data obtained under an access to information request. While 86 per cent of applicants declared themselves as self-represented, 6 per cent were represented by consultants and another 5 per cent by lawyers. Overall, 18.9 per cent of the applications were rejected. The remaining 3 per cent hired Quebec notaries or used non-remunerated representatives. ( As reported in the news.