Andrea Olivia Indira Seepersaud is a practicing immigration consultant in Ontario. Her office is based in Mississauga, Her areas of practice include Family Class sponsorships; Express Entry; Temporary Resident visas, Caregiver programs and business.
Andrea Olivia Indira Seepersaud is the owner of Upper Canada Immigration Consultants, a registered business under the Corporations Act of Canada. She is a regulated, practicing immigration consultant in the province of Ontario, Canada. Her office is based in Mississauga, where she has lived and worked for 35 years, Her areas of practice include Family Class Sponsorships (Spousal, Parents and Grandparents, Dependents); Express Entry Streams (Skilled Worker, Skilled Trades and Canadian Experience Class); Temporary Resident Visas (visitor, study permits, work permits), Caregiver Initiatives, Authorization to Return to Canada (ARC), Business Class, LMIA, Temporary Foreign Worker Program, Citizenship and Permanent Resident Card applications. Ms. Seepersaud is also licensed to practice in the Province of Saskatchewan's programs and is further authorized to provide immigration services in other provinces such as Manitoba and Prince Edward Island. She has been appointed by the Attorney General as a Commissioner of Affidavits in the Province of Ontario. Prior to founding Upper Canada Immigration Consultants, Ms. Seepersaud worked in settlement services for 15 years, serving as the Executive Director of a Greater Toronto-area settlement services agency that employed 85 staff in four locations and assisted more than 50,000 newcomers annually. She served in various capacities on numerous not-for-profit boards, and was at the forefront of developing innovative programs and services for immigrants and refugees. Her agency received meritorious awards from various levels of government and foundations, including a Citation for Citizenship from the Government of Canada, and a commendation from then-Governor General of Canada, Adrienne Clarkson for her leadership in implementing the first Community Citizenship Ceremony for new Canadians in Peel Region. For her sterling services in the settlement sector, Ms. Seepersaud received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012. Ms. Seepersaud has studied, lived and worked in three continents. She has a deep understanding of the needs and priorities of newcomers to Canada. She provides guidance and support to clients as they make crucial decisions to embark on what would be one of the most important decisions in their lives. Retaining the services of Upper Canada Immigration to assist in immigration matters is the first step to ensuring that you partner with a firm that upholds a high standard of services, and prepares your case with meticulous care.
Initial Consultation with client; Assess ties to home country and risk of negative decision; guidance in gathering and preparing evidence to submit; prepare and submit application; Submit ATIP request; Advise client on CBSA rules.
Consultation with client; develop strategy; provide guidance and advice on gathering supporting documents and evidence; prepare and submit client's profile; provide updates; prepare permanent residency application; advise on landing process.
Humanistic approach: Document relationships for spousal sponsorship applications; sponsorship of dependent family members; parents and grandparents. We guide on gathering evidence; prepare and submit package, provide peace of mind; deliver results.
Calculate PR data to determine citizenship eligibility and advise clients on taking requisite steps: proof of English Language capacity and knowledge of Canada Test. Prepare and submit application; provide updates; represent client on inquiries.
Counsel clients on permanent residency obligation; calculate residency data; Advise clients on purpose of PR card and its value; complete application and submit on behalf of client. Provide client with updates on progress of application.
Provide advice on CEC pathway; assess NOC code and job specifications; determine if minimum eligibility criteria have been met; prepare and submit profile; prepare and submit PR application; advise on landing process.
Advise client on strategy to remain in Canada with legal status; return to Canada, or overcome inadmissibility issue; prepare relevant application and submit on behalf of client to Parole Board; CBSA; IRCC. Represent client and obtain decision.
Advise employer: job posting, advertising rules, campaign; collect data from campaign; prepare analysis; submit LMIA application to ESDC with rationale for request; Ensure employer understands agreement and undertaking. Represent client on inquiries.
Advise employer on conditions and rules regarding current initiative or program; prepare Job offer document; advise and guide caregiver applicant on program requisites: demonstration of ability; documents for PR; work permit and travelling.
Submit Expressions of Interest to provinces; Provide overview of PNP; advice and guidance on gathering evidence; prepare and submit PNP application; Respond on client's behalf to PNP inquiries; submit PR application; advise on landing process.
Consult extensively with client on matter at hand, underlying issues and bona fide evidence; Conduct research into precedent cases; prepare application, lead submission with solid rational. Counsel client on coping while awaiting final decision.