Peter Salerno

Peter Salerno is a senior associate at Green and Spiegel LLP. His practice consists of advising international corporations, businesses, non-profit organizations and individuals in all areas of Canadian immigration and citizenship law, including issues related to temporary and permanent residence status, citizenship and admissibility.

Peter has co-authored the book “Temporary Entry Into the Canadian Labour Market” (Emond, 2021) and was recognized in 2022 as a “Rising Star” by the Legal 500 for his Canadian business immigration practice. He also leads the Canadian Citizenship course in Queen’s University’s graduate program, Immigration and Citizenship Law, as well as appears before the Federal Court of Canada, the Immigration Division, and the Immigration Appeal Division.

Prior to his call to the bar in 2016, Peter completed his undergraduate degree in history from York University and studied at the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa. As a law student he worked at the Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration (ORAM), gained administrative law experience at the Canadian Transportation Agency in Ottawa and attended Queen’s University’s Bader International Study Centre, completing the intensive international public law program.