Part-Time: May 09, 2023 – July 11, 2023
Schedule: Webinars will be held Tuesdays from 4:00 – 7:00 pm PST
This course has been approved for 22 CPD Points by the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants
The Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) has, as one of its objectives, the protection of Canadian society from persons who pose a danger to that society, who engage in activities that violate international human rights, who might impose a heavy burden on the country’s social services, who have failed to comply with immigration law or who have provided false information to immigration authorities.
Any of the above persons are inadmissible as temporary or permanent residents unless they obtain an exemption to overcome their inadmissibility. This course covers inadmissibility categories in great detail affording the student an opportunity to become very proficient in this area of Canadian Immigration Law. Emphasis is placed on both the applicable legislation and the case law.
To further enhance your expertise in this industry, we suggest you visit our Immigration Practitioner Centre for additional CPD opportunities.
Upon completion of this course, the successful student will have reliably demonstrated an understanding of:
Although there are no formal admission requirements for this course, due to the advanced nature of the material covered, it is presumed that attendees have a basic knowledge of Canadian Immigration Law in general and this topic in particular.
Upon completion of the course requirements, a Certificate of Completion will be issued.
Subject to change without notice
Anita Boscariol is Associate Counsel at Watson Goepel LLP, a law firm located in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. A former Assistant Deputy Chair of the Immigration Appeal Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board for over ten years, Anita has a depth of immigration law experience. Her practice focuses on appeals to the Immigration Appeal Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board and applications for judicial review before the federal court.
Anita is a frequent presenter for the Canadian Bar Association, the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC, and Public Legal Education, as well as at various educational institutions such as the University of British Columbia, the University of Victoria, Corpus Christi College, and Ashton College. She has recently been published in The Lawyer’s Daily, a resource for legal professionals.
Lulwa Al Hidiq is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) and a full licensee of the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants (CICC) since 2013. She is also a past Certified Public Accountant from the California Board of Accountancy (not currently designated) with over ten years of Canadian and Global professional experience in public accounting in multi-national firms such as KPMG, PWC, and EY. She is the Senior Partner and Founder of Altoria Immigration and Business Consulting Inc, located in Toronto. She is also a past Chair of the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC), a national organization with over 5,000 licensees, whose mission is to lead, connect, protect, and develop the profession, serving the best interests of its members with a focus on advocacy, lobbying, and education.
Al Parsai is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC). He runs his successful business in downtown Toronto, Ontario with many employees. Al is the author of “88 Tips on Immigration to Canada”. He is a member of ICCRC (Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council) and CAPIC (Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants). Al has represented hundreds of applicants from more than 35 countries to the Canadian immigration authorities.
When it comes to training, Al truly believes in interactive education. He thinks a variety of training activities based on real-life events could help students explore issues from different angles and understand them thoroughly.
Alina Roman earned holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering and is a Regulated Immigration Consultant with many years of experience in the field of immigration. She is working as an Immigration Consultant for Simon Fraser University, and her past work experience includes working for educational and governmental organizations as well as managing her own immigration practice.
Alina has been teaching at Ashton College since 2016. In 2017, Alina received the Faculty Award, presented to an instructor who projects a positive, professional, and approachable attitude within the workplace and who possesses outstanding leadership abilities within the school community.
The registration fee for this course is $750.
Live Online Students
Ashton College uses web conferencing tools for conducting online classes and online learning management systems for managing resources, assignments, and grades. These tools help instructors and students connect live online as well as asynchronously. The basic requirements for online learning include a computer, webcam, speakers, and a microphone or a headset and headphones, along with a reliable internet connection. Though online learning can be pursued using smartphones and tablets, the use of laptops or desktop computers is encouraged for an enhanced learning experience.
This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training. As such, it was not reviewed.