When love is not enough - sponsoring a partner

Seminar ID
ION-2020-08-13
Date and time
Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 10:00 EDT   see it in calendar
Presenter
Ekaterina Mdivani
Ekaterina Mdivani
presenter's bio
Attendance
  • webinar
  • recording
Languages
  • in English
CPD hours
LSBC 5 CPD hours
ICCRC 5 (tentative) CPD hours
Description

When love is not enough - sponsorship of a spouse or common-law partner



Legislative References

Where to find information on related procedures

Type of relationship –

Marriage
Common-law partner
Conjugal relationship

Practice – Assessing Sponsor and Spouse

Sponsor
Eligibility
Bars to sponsor

Spouse
Membership in the Family Class
Requirements
Excluded relationships
Admissibility & Exemptions
Dependents

Relationship history
- Assessing conjugal relationship (the nature of the household – co-habitation/financial economic aspects/social aspects/physical – emotional aspects – degree of commitment )
- Examples of supporting documents
- Immigration history (importance of ATIP)

Sponsor
• residency obligations compliance
• medical history
• travel history
• criminal + misrepresentation issues etc..
financial situation
dependent children - accompanying, non-accompanying

Application Made
When does an Application exist
Open Work permit – When and where to submit

Dealing with problems /issues - eligibility and admissibility issues, open relationship - remedies

Applicable Public policies:
- Policy to facilitate the immigration of certain sponsored foreign nationals excluded under paragraph R117(9)(d) or R125(1)(d)
- Policy Under A25(1) of IRPA to Facilitate Processing in accordance with the Regulations of the Spouse or Common-law Partner in Canada Class

IRCC Processing - step by step upon receipt
File assignment
Initial Paper screening
System check
Sponsorship Eligibility assessment
Completing the Sponsorship Application
APR Eligibility Assessment
Completing stage 1

Processing Work Permits
Admissibility Assessment
Passports and Diplomats
Completing stage 2 – Finalization

Withdrawals - Sponsor
Withdrawals - PA

Venue
Webinar
Duration
5 hours
Cost
  • regular fee - $ 150.00
 

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