CPD- Case Law, Policy Updates and Refugee Claims

CPD- Case Law, Policy Updates and Refugee Claims

CPD – Case Law, Policy Updates and Refugee Claims

On Thursday, July 21, 2022, Ashton College will be hosting a free CPD webinar to support the continuing professional development of legal professionals across the country. This CPD event 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. Additionally, medical inadmissibility, language testing, gender based refugee claims, and practice tips for planning, settlement, and implementation will also be covered.

For British Columbia Lawyers, consider including this webinar as a CPD learning activity in your annual Continuing Professional Development plan as it has been approved by the Law Society of British Columbia.

For Alberta lawyers, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your annual Continuing Professional Development Plan.

For Manitoba Lawyers, consider taking this course as part of your professional development activities.

For Newfoundland & Labrador Lawyers, consider taking this course as part of your professional development activities.

For Nova Scotia Lawyers, consider taking this course as part of your professional development activities.

This event is approved by CCIC for 4.5 CPD hours and by the Law Society of Saskatchewan for 4 Ethic hours.  You must pre-register for the event. To comply with the annual requirement, an RCIC must complete 16 CPD hours. How can you log your CPD hours? Check out CICC CPD page for complete instructions on how to obtain your CPD hours with CICC through their brand new Continuing Competence Portal.

Date and Time

Thursday,
July 21st, 2022
1:00 pm – 5:10 pm PST

Agenda

12:45 pm – 1:00 pm

  • Registration and Signing into the Portal

1:00 pm – 1:05 pm

Ron McKay

  • Welcome, Introduction and Brief Orientation

1:05 – 2:05 pm

Mario Bellissimo

  • Court decisions
  • Medical Inadmissibility – Disabilities and Financial Test for Excessive Demand
  • Case Law Updates
  • Q & A

2:05 – 3:05 pm

Steven Meurrens

  • Case Law Updates
  • Update regarding Immigration and Citizenship Policies and Procedures
  • Q & A

3:05 – 3:10 pm

5-Minute Break

3:10 – 3:40 pm

Hannah Lindy

  • Gender Based Refugee Claims and Special Policy Measures – Ukraine, Afghanistan, and Hong Kong
  • Q & A

3:40 – 4:10 pm

Anita Boscariol

  • IRB Updates
  • Q & A

4:10 – 4:40 pm

Brandon Miller

  • Planning, Settlement, Implementation: Practice Tips for Newcomers
  • Q & A

4:40 – 5:10 pm

Ananth Sundaram

  • Language Testing for Immigration and Citizenship
  • Q & A

5:10 – 5:15 pm

Ron McKay

  • Announcements regarding Ashton College’s 2022 CPD Seminars, Programs, Certificates, and Immigration Legal Assistants Course
  • Q & A

This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, it was not reviewed.

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