Immigration Essentials I

Seminar ID
Date and time
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 09:00 PDT   see it in calendar
Victor Ing
Victor Ing
presenter's bio
Peter D. Larlee
Peter D. Larlee
presenter's bio
  • recording
  • in English
CPD hours
CICC (ICCRC) 2.5 CPD hours - Validity of the recording expired on: 30.04.2013
LSBC 2.5 CPD hours - Validity of the recording expired on: 31.12.2014


What every immigration practitioner needs to know now

A full-day, educational event chaired by

Catherine Sas, Q.C. (Miller Thomson LLP)


Morning:  Sessions 1 & 2 

Federal Skilled Worker Program Update: 'A whole new game'

Presenter: Victor Ing (Miller Thomson LLP)

 Learn about the latest changes to Canada's cornerstone immigration program including:  

  • the revised points calculations
  • the occupational categories
  • language proficiency requirements
  • new age brackets
  • skilled trade class
  • foreign credentials assessment


Misrepresentation: 'Your mother was right, honesty is the best policy'

Presenter: Peter Larlee (Larlee Rosenberg)                                                     Presenter: Gregory Zuck, Hearings Officer, Inland Enforcement (Canada Border Services Agency)                                                                                               Presenter: Andrew Osborne, RCIC, former CIC and CBSA Senior Immigration Officer

 Learn about the latest issues concerning misrepresentation and how to advise your clients.  

  • conducting thorough client interviews - ask the right questions
  • addressing errors, omissions and falsehoods in previous applications
  • issues at the Port of Entry
  • ethical issues for practitioners

Practical, step-by-step guidance to thoroughly prepare for an IAD Sponsorship Appeal from the moment of refusal to walking into a hearing.

IAD rules
Rules of evidence
Representation and advocacy
ADR or hearing
Identify ethical issues

Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue, Salon B
580 West Hastings St.
V6B 1L6

Capacity: 50
3 hours
No CPD - Free
100% discount
  • These video recordings are offered free-of-charge for their educational value. They are not eligible for CPD hours by any regulatory body.


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