10973 98 St NW, Edmonton

Alberta, Canada T5H 2P7

Lawyer Eric Shawar, Canada immigration lawyer working from Edmonton, Canada.

Eric Shawar B.A. LL.B. is a graduate of the University of Alberta Law School and has ten years work experience in the areas of immigration and criminal law. After completing his articling year and being called to the bar in 2007, Eric Shawar began his own law practice specializing in the area of immigration law and immigration litigation as well as criminal law. He is one of a handful of lawyers in the province of Alberta who practice in the area of Canadian immigration law.

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Mr. Shawar has extensive experience serving clients from individuals and families facing serious immigration problems dealing with everything from assisting foreign nationals with no legal status to Canada acquire permanent residence status, assisting individuals accused of being in violation of their immigration or permanent residence status to Canada to assisting with refugee matters, detention hearings and notices to appear in front of either Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) or the Immigration Appeal Division (IAD).  Eric Shawar has a tenacious and relentless ability to get foreign nationals the gaol of achieving either permanent residence status or preventing them from being deported or getting individuals detained by Canada Border Services (CBSA) on immigration violations out of prison.


Eric also has extensive experience in dealing with matters relating to detention hearings or detention reviews, inside and outside Canada applications for Permanent Residence status to Canada through spousal or common-law sponsorship or under humanitarian or compassionate grounds, the Canada experience class category and the skilled worker category as well as applications through provincial nominee programs.  Mr. Shawar also has extensive experience in preparing applications for a labour market opinion (LMO) and either applying for initial or renewals of visitor visa, work and study permit applications to Canada.