Tim Mayville is a former Adjudicator with the Government of Canada's Immigration and Refugee Board and the founder of Mayville Immigration Services. He has worked full-time in the Canadian immigration field since 1974.
A graduate of the University of Windsor in Political Science and Economics, Tim started his immigration career in 1974 as an Immigration Officer. In addition to working at Canada's busiest port of entry in Windsor, Ontario, he has also worked on special assignments at the Regional Office in Toronto, Ontario and acted as an Area Manager for the Department of Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Tim later became a district Adjudicator with the Government of Canada's Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB), a position that he held for over 20 years.
As an IRB Adjudicator, Tim presided over immigration inquiries and made major decisions regarding people and Canadian immigration law. Submissions would be made by lawyers, immigration consultants, or others representing individuals in question. An Adjudicator's decision generally encompasses whether an individual would be admitted to Canada, told to leave, or be deported. Decisions by an IRB Adjudicator can only be appealed to the Federal Court of Canada, or, in selected cases, to the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.
In 1998, Tim left government and founded Mayville Immigration Services, a full-service Canadian immigration consulting firm. The majority of Tim's clients continue to be referrals from previous clients and community professionals, such as lawyers and translators, who are familiar with his reputation, years of experience, and detailed Canadian immigration knowledge. On a more limited basis, Tim also handles some U.S. immigration matters, such as criminal waivers.
Tim is a Member in good standing of the Canadian regulatory body, the Canadian Society of Immigration Consultants (CSIC), and of the Canadian Association Of Professional Immigration Consultants, CAPIC.