Spousal sponsorship appeals at the IAD

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Date and time
Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 10:00 EDT   see it in calendar
Cheryl Robinson
Cheryl Robinson
presenter's bio
  • recording
  • in English
CPD hours
CICC (ICCRC) 3 CPD hours - Validity of the recording expired on: 15.01.2018
LSBC 3 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

-          How to identify the issues at stake in your appeal and how best to respond to the visa office decision

-          Best approaches to preparation of disclosure

o   How to ensure that you are including the appropriate and most effective disclosure

o   Quantity vs. Quality

-          Witness preparation and examination during hearing:

o   Who should be called and the benefit brought by addition of non-Appellant/Applicant witnesses

o   Sufficient witness preparation vs. leading or shaping testimony

-          Unauthorized representatives in the underlying application:

o   how to address the issue proactively and what red flags to look for

o   how to best respond if raised as a jurisdictional issue during the hearing

-          Ethical issues:

o   Duty as counsel to address errors and undisclosed information in the underlying application: how best to address without undermining credibility

o   What do you do if it becomes clear during the appeal process that the marriage is not genuine?

o   Discussion of ethical obligations if your witnesses lie while providing testimony – how to respond appropriately and within professional responsibility

Pace Law Firm
300 The East Mall
M9B 6B7

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