2019 CBA Immigration Law Conference: Materials 

Jul. 3 - Aug. 31, 2019
Ottawa Online

Conference Materials

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Founders’ Award Recipient 2019 Paper: Immigration Detention | Author: Alicia Dueck-Reid

SESSION 2A: INTERPLAY BETWEEN IMMIGRATION POLICY AND POLITICS
Reference: World Refugee Council Action Document

SESSION 2B: LAST RESORT: NAVIGATING BETWEEN LMIA STREAMS
Presentation & Paper: Last Resort – Navigating LMIA Streams | Author: Warren Creates

Presentation: Navigating the Global Talent Stream LMIA (Categories A & B) | Author: Meghan Felt
Paper: Navigating the Global Talent Stream LMIA | Authors: Sarah McInnes and Meghan Felt
Presentation: Temporary Foreign Worker Program | Author: Kyle Riesterer

SESSION 2C: IMMIGRATION REFUGEE BOARD AND IRREGULAR ARRIVALS
Presentation: RPD Initiatives | Author: Gary Dukeshire
Paper: Back to the Future -or, What’s Old is New Again | Author: Raj Sharma
Paper: Immigration adjustments, amnesties, exemptions, clearances and regularizations | Author: David Matas

SESSION 3A: HIERARCHY OF DECISION MAKERS
Presentation & Paper: Hierarchy of Decision Makers | Author: Gordon Maynard
Presentation: Hierarchy of Decision Makers | Author: Marina Sedai

SESSION 3B: GLOBAL SKILLS STRATEGY – WHERE ARE WE TWO (2) YEARS LATER?
Presentation: Designated referral partner – Invest Ottawa | Roxanne Israel
Presentation: Global Skills Strategy | Author: Mark Giralt
Presentation: Compliance and Enforcement | Author: Stephen Green
Presentation: The Global Talent Stream | Author: Lindsey Raymond

SESSION 3C: CRIMINAL INADMISSIBILITY
Paper: TRPs and Completion of Sentence | Author: Aris Daghighian
Presentation: Update on Criminal Inadmissibility | Author: Peter Edelmann
Paper: Implications of the Cannabis Act for Canadian immigration and border-related law 
| Author: Peter Edelmann

SESSION 4A: ASK AND ASNWERED - BUSINESS IMMIGRATION ROUNDTABLE
Reference: IRCC SUV Handout | Author: Helen Park
Reference: Work Permit Exemptions | Author: Michael Greene
Paper: Eight Tips for Work Permit Exemptions 
| Author: Michael Greene

SESSION 4B: COMPARING AND CONTRASTING THE PRAIRIES PROVINICIAL NOMINEE PROGRAMS & NWT PNP
Presentation: Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program Update | Author: Megan Dawson
Reference: Alberta – AOS List of approved post-sec credentials
Reference: Alberta – AOS Planned changes chart
Reference: Alberta – LMIA Refusal to Process List (ineligible occupations for PGWP holders)
Reference: 4B Panel Questions AINP 
| Author: Megan Dawson
Presentation: Northwest Territories Nominee Program Business Stream | Author: Laura Faryna
Reference: Northwest Territories Nominee Program, Business Stream (EN)
Reference: Northwest Territories Nominee Program, Business Stream (FR)
Reference: Northwest Territories Nominee Program, Business Stream Postcards (EN)
Reference: Northwest Territories Nominee Program, Business Stream Postcards (FR)
Reference: 4B Panel Questions NWT | Author: Laura Faryna
Presentation: The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program | Author: Jyoti Haeusler
Reference: Saskatchewan – SINP Occupation in Demand List
Reference: SINP Points Assessment Grid
Reference: 4B Panel Questions SINP | Author: Jyoti Haeusler
Presentation: Migration in the Manitoba Context | Author: Ben Remple
Reference: 4B Panel Questions - MB | Author: Ben Remple

SESSION 4C: IMMIGRATION APPEAL DIVISION AND IMMIGRATION DIVISION
Presentation: Introduction | Author: Robert Blanshay
Presentation: Immigration Detention (EN) | Author: The Honourable Alan S. Diner
Presentation: Immigration Detention (FR) | Author: The Honourable Alan S. Diner
Reference: IMM-1236-18 Consent Order - TB5-08628 - Reg 117(9)(d) - Excludes Common-law partners but not Conjugal partners
Reference: IMM-5230-17 - TB6-11941 - Consent Order - Reg 117(11)(b) - living separate and apart
Presentation: Section 117(9)(d) – Excluded Family Members | Author: Shoshana Green
Presentation: FC and IAD Decisions You should Know (EN) | Author: Joel Rubinoff
Presentation: FC and IAD Decisions You should Know (FR) | Author: Joel Rubinoff
Reference: FC and IAD Decisions You Should Know (EN) | Author: Joel Rubinoff
Reference: FC and IAD Decisions You Should Know (FR) | Author: Joel Rubinoff
Presentation: Update on Detention Guideline (EN) | Author: Alice Tang
Presentation: Update on Detention Guideline (FR) | Author: Alice Tang

SESSION 5B: CBSA / PORT OF ENTRY ISSUES
Reference: CGV CBA POE Documents | Author: Christopher Veeman

SESSION 5C: MEDICAL INADMISSIBILITY
Paper: Medical inadmissibility and s. 15 of the Charter | Author: Michael Battista
Paper: Addressing Medical Inadmissibility Concerns under the Temporary Public Policy | Author: Alexandra Mann

HEALTH & WELLNESS FOR LAWYERS
Presentation: Well-being is your superpower | Author: Ashleigh Frankel
Presentation: Law and Disorder | Author: Dr. Manada 
Modirrousta MD PhD FRCPC

SESSION 7A: BIOMETRICS AND VAC’S
Presentation: Visa Application Centres | Author: Jacquelyn Facette
Presentation: BIOMETRICS Managed Migration for Today and Tomorrow | Author: Richard Sembera 
Presentation: Visa Application Centres | Author: Ryan Rosenberg
Reference: Visa Application Centres List 
| Author: Ryan Rosenberg
Presentation: Biometrics | Author: Cindy Switzer
Reference: Biometrics – Legislation
Reference: Conditions that interfere with biometrics collection – Canada.ca
Reference: Sample biometrics letters
Reference: Interactive Map of VACS 
| Author: Cindy Switzer

SESSION 7B: ESDC COMPLIANCE PRACTICAL TIPS
Presentation: Employer Compliance Inspections | Authors: Jeevyn
Dhaliwal and Geneviève Hénault
Paper: Employer Compliance Audit | Authors: Jeevyn Dhaliwal and Geneviève Hénault

SESSION 7C: ASK AND ANSWERED – HOT TOPICS!
Reference: Spousal Sponsorships TIPS | Author:Robin Seligman

SESSION 8A: IMMIGRATION CONSULTANTS
Presentation: College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants Act An Overview | Author: Robert Hersch
Presentation: Immigration Law Section Approach on Supervision of Immigration Consultants | Author: Barbara Jo Caruso
Presentation: Immigration Consultants | Author: Ravi Jain
Paper: Registered Immigration Consultants Where Are We Now | Authors: Barbara Jo Caruso and Ravi Jain
Presentation: Immigration and Citizenship Advice and Representation | Author: Katarina Stephenson

SESSION 8B: PRACTISE TIPS FOR U.S. TRAVEL
Presentation: CBP Office of Field Operations | Author: Chief Noel C. Halley
Paper: Cannabis Legalization and U.S. Immigration Law 1e Clean | Author: Henry Chang

SESSION 9A: QUICKSAND AHEAD: RE-AVAILMENT AND POE EXAMINATIONS
Fact Pattern 1
Fact Pattern 2
Fact Pattern 3
Presentation: Right to Counsel (EN) | Author: The Honourable Alan S. Diner
Presentation: Right to Counsel (FR) 
| Author: The Honourable Alan S. Diner
Case Summary: Cha v Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2006 FCA 126
Case Summary: Dehghani v Canada (Minister of Employment and Immigration), [1993] 1 SCR 1053
Case Summary: Dhillon v Canada (Attorney General), 2016 FC 456
Case Summary: Ha v Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2004 FCA 49
Case Summary: Li v Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2011 FC 196
Case Summary: Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) v Paramo de Gutierrez, 2016 FCA 211
Paper: POE Compelled | Author: Gordon Maynard
Reference: Notice of Claim – Wanzhou Meng
Paper: Re-Availment and Citizenship Applications | Author: Rebecca Norton

SESSION 9B: EXPRESS ENTRY
Presentation: Express Entry | Authors: Sarah Fagan and Mark Holthe

SESSION 9C: FEDERAL COURT – COURTS AND MOTIONS
Presentation: Certified Questions | Author: The Honourable Keith M. Boswell
Paper: Minister of Citizenship and Immigration v Alexander Vavilov | Author: Arghavan Gerami
Reference: Practice Guidelines for Citizenship, Immigration, and Refugee Law Proceedings
Presentation: Stay motions The Do’s and Dont’s | Author: Émilie Tremblay
Paper: APPLICATIONS FOR NON DISCLOSURE UNDER SECTION 87 OF IRPA AND SECTION 18.1 OF THE CSIS ACT | Author: Lorne Waldman

 

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