Seminar ID


Date and time

Friday, July 21, 2023 at 13:00 EST see it in calendar

  • recording
  • in English
CPD hours

LSBC 3 CPD hours tentative
Expiry date: 31-12-2023

CICC 3 CPD hours tentative
Expiry date: 20-7-2024


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 webinar 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 - not applicable to inland sponsorship
  2. Resolve week Spousal Sponsorship Cases before IRPA 63 (1)
    • Visa Officer Interview
    • Address PFL Procedural Fairness Letter
  3. Preparing for an Spousal Sponsorship Appeal
    • Preparing pre-hearing disclosure and Arranging ADR
    • Coaching testimony, appellant(s) and witness(s)
    • Witness selection and preparation
    • The newbie's common mistake - leading questions
    • The marriage does not have to be passionate as Romeo and Juliet, mundane daily life and argument is the core of many relationships
    • Working with/against Minister Counsel
    • Genuine but entered primarily for immigration purposes
  4. After IAD Appeal
    • IAD allowed genuine relationship - it does not mean inadmissibility will not be an issue
    • Severe consequence of spousal sponsorship IAD dismissal - impact to second IRCC application
  5. Spousal Sponsorship IAD Appeal based on inadmissibility
  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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