What You Missed Over the Summer: Immigration Law Updates (In Person)

Sep. 12, 2018
Toronto ON

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What You Missed Over the Summer: Immigration Law Updates   (Video)

OBA Citizenship & Immigration Law PROGRAM | 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

The Canadian government’s expansion of the biometrics program took effect on July 31, 2018. Nationals from a number of countries are already required to provide biometrics (fingerprints and a photo) if they are applying for a visitor visa, a work or study permit, or permanent residence, even at a port of entry, and others will have to by the end of the year.  This is but one change in what has been a busy summer on the immigration front. Join us to learn what you missed over the summer as our experts share their insights on:

  • Expansion of the biometrics program
  • Updates to the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program
  • Changes to the detention review process
  • Proposed changes to the refugee determination process, including the latest on irregular border crossings

Our speakers will answer your most pressing questions on these key immigration issues in an expanded Q&A period at the end of the program.


Cathryn Sawicki, PwC Law LLP
Ziah Sumar, Long Mangalji LLP


Chantal Desloges, Desloges Law Group Professional Corporation
Michael Reid, Assistant Deputy Minister, Immigration Selection Division, Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade
Lorne Waldman, Waldman & Associates
Khrystyna Yankovska, Pace Law Firm


Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm  Registration
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm  Program
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm  Networking Reception
Location: Twenty Toronto Street Conferences and Events
20 Toronto Street, 2nd Floor | Toronto, ON | M5C 2B8


CBA Member: $65* | CBA Student Member: $40* | Non-Member: $95*

*plus applicable taxes


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