Nothing Stops Reoffending Like a Job

By |2019-02-27T12:25:06+00:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: All, Criminal Rehabilitation, General Blog Posts - AllCleared Criminal Record Services, Pardons, Pardons (Record Suspensions)|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Applying for a job can be very stressful for anyone and everyone, especially if that person has a criminal record. Ban the Box is an American campaign created by civil rights groups and advocates for ex-offenders, aimed at persuading employers [...]

Denied entry: What happens at the airport?

By |2018-04-20T13:16:28+00:00April 20th, 2018|Categories: Criminal Rehabilitation, TRP - Canadian Temporary Resident Permit, US Entry Waivers|Tags: , , , , |

Being turned away at the border is inconvenient and embarrassing, but being denied entry at an airport can be much worse. Some people with criminal records don’t bother to get the necessary travel waivers before travelling between Canada and United [...]

Retirement: Can you be a snowbird with a criminal record?

By |2018-03-21T16:41:05+00:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: US Entry Waivers|Tags: , , , , |

Retirement in the US is an attractive proposition for many Canadians. There are no major language or cultural barriers, Americans are friendly and welcoming and, usually, you can get a deal on the dollar. Many Canadians like to buy or [...]

Five-year waiver: How do you get one?

By |2018-03-13T09:06:49+00:00January 26th, 2018|Categories: US Entry Waivers|Tags: , , , , |

Applying for a US Entry Waiver is a long process. The best result you can hope for is a five-year waiver. Many people hope that they will get the maximum validity, but unfortunately, it’s not always possible. Sometimes you put [...]

Weekend Roundup: Record number of phone and laptop searches at border

By |2018-03-19T10:23:38+00:00January 5th, 2018|Categories: Weekend Roundup|Tags: , , , , |

Travel Record levels of phone and laptop searches at the US border Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers searched 30,200 devices between October 2016 and September 2017. Read more at ZDNet Proposed body may not improve border services accountability A [...]

Social media and digital privacy at the border

By |2018-05-03T13:28:59+00:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: TRP - Canadian Temporary Resident Permit, US Entry Waivers|Tags: , , , , |

Lately, there has been concern expressed about how far border agents in the US and Canada can go when it comes to digital privacy. Border agents have started searching digital devices and asking for social media passwords. These practices are [...]