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Corporate Immigration 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

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"A leader in the field"

"Rudolf is a really strong name in this space"


Rudolf J Kischer is a partner at the award winning boutique immigration law firm of Maynard Kischer Stojicevic.

He advises individuals, businesses, and the human resource departments of several corporations and non-profit organisations on immigration issues. Mr Kischer has 20 years of experience practising Canadian immigration law.

He acts as counsel for companies facing labour shortages and guides them in their quest to add employees from the foreign talent pool to their company team. He also represents foreign entrepreneurs seeking to invest in Canada, and advises them on how they can set up their businesses so that they can gain a work permit and permanent residence.

He has represented clients frequently before the Immigration and Refugee Board and the Federal Court of Canada.

Mr Kischer lectured for seven years at the University of British Columbia on immigration practice. He is a frequent presenter at immigration law seminars, and has been the author of the Canadian Legal Education Annual Review of Practice on Immigration and the editor of Canada’s Immigration & Citizenship Bulletin published by Thompson Reuters. He has been qualified as an expert on immigration matters before immigration tribunals in Canada and the United States. He is interviewed frequently regarding immigration issues, by such media outlets as The O’ Reilly Factor, CNN, Fox NewsThe New Republic, CBC and 650AM’s The Law Show.

Mr Kischer has held a variety of positions on the Executive of the Canadian Bar Association (BC) immigration section, and has been a member of the national consultative committee on practices and procedures of the Immigration Refugee Board in Ottawa. He also served as a consultant to the UNHCR on resettlement issues.

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