Residency appeals at the IAD

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Date and time
Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 05:00 EDT   see it in calendar
Chantal Desloges
Chantal Desloges
presenter's bio
  • recording
  • in English
CPD hours
CICC (ICCRC) 3.5 CPD hours - Validity of the recording expired on: 15.01.2018
LSBC 3.5 CPD hours - Validity of the recording expired on: 19.04.2021
LSUC 0.5 Professionalism hours - Validity of the recording expired on: 19.04.2020 , 2.5 Substantive hours

Residency appeals at the IAD

1.     Understanding the residency requirement: overview of the Act,  the Regulations and the Manuals


2.     What do I do if my client is stuck outside Canada after a negative residence finding? (15 mins)


3.     Reasons for appeal

a.   Error in fact or law

b.   H&C considerations

c.   The best interest of a child


4.     Preparing for a residency obligation appeal before the Immigration Appeal Division

a.   Step by step through the appeal process

b.   Preparing pre-hearing disclosure

c.   Preparing your client to testify

d.   Working with Minister's Counsel and joint submissions

e.   Scenarios – analysis and discussion


5.     Ethics component: exploring questions related to the residency requirement

a.  Is there a duty on your clients to proactively disclose past violations of the residency requirement?

b.  Is there a duty to disclose past misrepresentations with respect to the residency obligation?

c.   What do you do as counsel when you suspect that the evidence of physical presence is not genuine?

d.  Best practices for keeping records of advice relating to the residency requirement.

Pace Law Firm
300 The East Mall
M9B 6B7

Capacity: 18
3.5 hours
No CPD - Free
100% discount
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