Immigration Practitioner Centre

Immigration Practitioner Centre

The Immigration Practitioner Centre provides a variety of advanced immigration courses for professionals who are already working in the field of immigration law. Immigration law practitioners can advance their career with advanced certifications, CPD seminars, and the resources available in the IPZ.

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Immigration Certificate Courses

Our online advanced certificate courses are designed for immigration practitioners who would like to increase their knowledge of certain areas of immigration law. The faculty teaching these certifications are chosen for their expertise in these particular areas.

Our certificate courses focus on providing attendees with practical training which they can use in dealing with client issues.

Certificate in Business Immigration Law (CBIL)

Certificate in Business Immigration Law (CBIL) gives students an advanced understanding of Business Immigration Law and the various classes of business immigrants through class discussion, advanced analysis, and case law study.

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Certificate in Canadian Citizenship (CCC)

Certificate in Canadian Citizenship looks at the rights and legislation surrounding Canadian citizenship and how citizenship is granted by the Citizenship Commission. Other topics covered in this course will be the citizenship test and oath, resumption of citizenship, renouncing, revoking and appeals of citizenship.

This course is approved for 16 CPD points.

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Certificate in Family Class Immigration Law (CFCL)

Certificate in Family Class Immigration Law (CFCL) examines Family Class Immigration Law by going in-depth on family class applications, sponsorship applications, and the difference between legal and genuine relationships.

This course is approved for 15 CPD points.

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Certificate in Immigration Detention Reviews (CIDR)

Certificate in Immigration Detention Reviews gives an overview of the Law of Arrest and Detention under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA). Students will explore the various grounds for detention, as well as look at the process of detention of children.

This course is approved for 16 CPD points.

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Certificate in Inadmissibility to Canada (CINC)

Certificate in Inadmissibility to Canada (CINC) covers inadmissibility categories in great detail, assisting immigration practitioners to become proficient in this area of Canadian Immigration Law. Emphasis is placed on both the applicable legislation and case law.

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Certificate in the Labour Market Impact Assessment Process (CLMIA)

Certificate in the Labour Market Impact Assessment Process (CLMIA) is an advanced certificate in the Labour Market Assessment (LMIA) process. LMIA is an opinion given by a federal government officer regarding the effect of the employment of a foreign national by a Canadian employer on the Canadian labour market.

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Certificate in Quebec Immigration Law (CQIL)

Certificate in Quebec Immigration Law is an advanced certificate in Quebec Immigration Law to be delivered to anyone wanting more in-depth knowledge about the Quebec Immigration system.

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Certificate in Refugee Class Immigration Law (CIRC)

Certificate in Refugee Class Immigration Law covers the process and procedure of preparing a refugee claim, appearing before the Refugee Protection Division (RPD) and appealing decisions to the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) as well as the requirements which must be established for a person to be found to be a Convention Refugee or a Protected Person.

This course is approved for 16 CPD points.

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Certificate in Provincial Nominee Programs (CPNP)

Certificate in Provincial Nominee Programs looks at the interplay between the provincial and federal authorities in the selection of foreign nationals both on a temporary and permanent basis with the understanding that applicants must be admissible to Canada.

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Certificate in Temporary Resident Immigration Law (CTRL)

Certificate in Temporary Resident Immigration Law delivers in-depth knowledge of Temporary Resident immigration, Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA), and useful strategies surrounding these areas.

This course is approved for 12.5 CPD points.

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Certificate In International Student Immigration (CISI)

Certificate In International Student Immigration looks at the details surrounding working in Canada while on a study permit, having an accompanying spouse join a student in Canada, as well as the regulations surrounding minors and caring for a minor as a student.

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Continuing Professional Development

Ashton offers regular CPD seminars, featuring the most acknowledged immigration experts from all over the country, to provide RCICs with high-quality education to fulfil their CPD requirements. The seminars are delivered in in-person, via live online webinar or via video recording. Our previous CPD seminars are also available as video recordings.

Case Law, Policy Updates and Refugee Claims

Free CPD Webinar on July 21, 2022

During this online event, our expert panel will discuss the latest updates on court decisions, case laws, the IRB, policies and procedures in immigration and citizenship, and special policy measures in Ukraine, Afghanistan, and Hong Kong. Medical inadmissibility, language testing, gender based refugee claims, and practice tips for newcomers will also be covered.

Case Law, Policy Updates and Refugee Claims

Provincial Nominee Program Updates, LMIA Exemptions and More

Free CPD Webinar on September 22, 2022

During this online event, our expert panel will discuss the LMIA processing updates from the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, BC Provincial Nominee Program updates, Business Provincial Nominee Program updates, Quebec Immigration updates and helpful processing tips. Additionally, LMIA Exempt Work Permit options and transitioning from NOC to TEER will also be covered.

Provincial Nominee Program Updates, LMIA Exemptions and More

An Overview of Immigration Selection Streams

Free CPD Webinar on November 17, 2022

During this online event, our expert panel will discuss summaries on TRP, the 2023 Economic stream, the 2023 Family Class stream, and the 2023 Refugee stream. TRPS and ARCs processing, Open Door Immigration initiatives, employer/employee based immigration, the future for immigration and citizenship, multinational business opportunities, code for professional conduct and managing your own immigration firm will also be covered.

An Overview of Immigration Selection Streams
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Immigration Practitioner Zone

We launched Immigration Practitioner Zone (IPZ) to help new immigration practitioners build and expand their practice.

On top of access to exclusive professional seminars and networking events, IPZ members can work in the supportive office environment, receive advice from professional mentors on how to practice immigration law, develop their individual immigration practice manual based on the assessment of their business plans performed by the field experts.

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