Seminar ID


Date and time

Thursday, August 17, 2023 at 13:00 EST see it in calendar

  • recording
  • in English
CPD hours

LSBC 0 CPD hours tentative
Expiry date: 31-12-2023

CICC 3 CPD hours tentative
Expiry date: 16-8-2024


Capacity: 150


This webinar will breakdown IAD Appeal regarding Family Class Spousal Sponsorship Refusal. We will also cover basic IAD proceeding rules applicable to this topic and the other two IAD webinars Avery gives during July and August 2023. Starting July 1st 2023, IRB practice will be only open to RCIC-IRB tier licensees.

  1. Appeal right - who has it?
  2. Appeal based on genuine relationship, such as adoption
  3. Appeal based on H&C on insufficient MNI (minimum necessary income)
    • Parent(s) and grandparent(s) application
    • Orphaned siblings, nephew, niece and grandchild application
    • "Lonely Canadian" application
  4. Preparing for an Appeal
    • New IAD timeline since January 2023
    • Preparing pre-hearing disclosure and arranging ADR
    • Coaching testimony, appellant(s) and witness(s)
    • Witness selection and preparation - applicant does not necessarily have to testify
    • Working with/against Minister Counsel
  5. After IAD Appeal
    • IAD dismissal - possible H&C application
  6. Ethical Practice
    • What to do with no hope no merits cases?
    • New 2022 professional conduct codes


3 hours

regular fee - $ 90.00




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