Mary Keyork is a Canadian lawyer who specializes in Canadian immigration law and leads her own law firm, Keyork Immigration Law. Mary Keyork practices immigration law in association with Nancy Elliott, Certified Specialist in immigration law who focuses on solutions for individuals and companies seeking to invest in or relocate to Canada. Mary and Nancy have been working together since 2008 and established the Canadian Immigration Alliance in 2011.
Mary was born into an immigrant Armenian family in Montreal. Mary’s passion for immigration stems from her roots as her great-grandparents endured and escaped the Armenian genocide in 1915 – this led her parents and grandparents to immigrate to Canada in the 70’s.
Keyork Immigration Law is a boutique immigration law firm with a head office in Toronto (ON), and a satellite office in Montreal (QC), which focuses and specializes only in Canadian Immigration.
Mary handles all types of Canadian immigration matters and visas, with a focus on contesting negative and complex decisions at all three divisions of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) as well as at the Federal Court of Canada. Given Mary’s years of experience in Canadian immigration court proceedings, Mary provides strategies and recommendations for submitting improved and enhanced applications in order to avoid refusals. Mary also has a unique expertise in submitting spousal sponsorships and ensuring a fast and smooth reunification of couples in Canada. Mary also specializes in stopping deportation from Canada.
Mary obtained a Civil Law Degree from the University of Montreal in 2005 as well as a Master’s Degree in Transnational Law and Common Law from the University of Sherbrooke in 2006. Mary is a licensed lawyer with both the Law Society of Ontario and the Barreau du Québec (Special Permit – Canadian Legal Advisor). Mary has also been recognized as a Certified Specialist in Immigration Law by the Law Society of Ontario. Mary is also a member of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) and the Ontario Bar Association (OBA). Mary is also a former Member-at-Large of the Immigration Section of the OBA from 2010-2011. Mary is also a member of the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers (CARL), the Refugee Lawyer Association (RLA) and the Quebec Immigration Lawyers Association (AQAADI).