This course will examine the detailed requirements to obtain Canadian Citizenship under the Citizenship Act. Paralegals will learn the complexities of the principles and processes of immigration, refugee, and citizenship law in an approachable, user-friendly format. The course uses clear language, real-life examples, procedures, charts, fact scenarios, and legal cases to break down and contextualize the law.
Paralegals who take this course will obtain information that will help immigration lawyers expedite cases by completing and submitting all forms and documents on time, communicating with the appropriate government agencies, communicating with clients throughout the process, and preparing for litigation, if necessary.
None. However, it is recommended to have three years of relevant work experience as a paralegal or legal assistant.
Upon completion of this course, the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to understand:
As a dynamic and innovative lawyer, Parveen has extensive expertise in the legal field and leading development programs for professionals. She is highly skilled at encouraging legal professionals to identify their strengths and leverage them to reach their career goals. Parveen completed her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and she attended law school at the University of Windsor in Ontario. Parveen practiced at several prominent Toronto law firms after being admitted to the Ontario Bar. Soon after that, she founded her practice. Parveen works as an advisor at UBC, guiding students through legal challenges and coordinating career development programs. Parveen is a leader in her industry as an elected executive member with different sections of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA). In her free time, she volunteers as a career mentor for newcomers to Canada and with other charitable causes.
*Subject to change without notice
This course provides additional and supplemental training for those already in careers working such as a paralegal or legal assistant.
None required. Optional resources may be selected by the instructor.
The registration fee for this course is $495.
Live Online Students
Ashton College uses web conferencing tools to help instructors and students connect and collaborate live online. For the online classes, students need to have a fully functional computer system with a webcam, speakers and microphone or headset and headphones, along with a reliable high-speed internet connection. Though the classes can be accessed using smartphones and tablets, we recommend using a laptop or desktop computer for a better 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.