Seminar ID


Date and time

Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 10:00 PDT see it in calendar

  • recording
  • in English
CPD hours

CICC 3 CPD hours
Expiry date: 21-4-2023

LSBC 3 CPD hours
Expiry date: 31-12-2022


Capacity: 150


Canada-USA Land Crossing Flagpole Process

The seminar will introduce the concept of flagpole. We will cover dos and don’ts of flagpole, types of temporary resident applications, advantages of the process and how to ethically advise flagpole clients.

  • Introduction
    • What is land border crossing for legal immigration?
    • Benefits o Vancouver side of POE vs. Toronto side of POE o Updates under Covid (real world examples from spring 2022)
    • Dos and Don’ts
  • Types of Application and relevant Acts and Regulations o Work Permit
    • Visitor Record o Study Permit o Maintained status
    • Overcome Overstay/ Non-compliance o Temporary Resident Permit for other inadmissibilities
    • PR landing
  • Ethical Representation
    • Risk and pitfalls
    • Preventative Steps – Review your client’s file wearing OFFICER’s hat
    • Attitude in oral submissions o Alone CLIENT at POE without representative


3 hours

regular fee - $ 90.00

No CPD - 50% discount





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