When the past comes back to haunt your client - Criminal Inadmissibility, Temporary Resident Permits and Rehabiliation(Archived Video Stream) 

Feb. 23, 2012
Toronto Online

This is the archived version of a program presented on February 23, 2012.  This will not become available until 2 weeks after the orginal program date.  To order this format please click on the "REGISTER NOW" button.   

The panel will discuss all aspects of criminal inadmissibility at ports-of-entry and for applicants at visa posts including the comparison of foreign criminal offences to Canadian law, when and how to request Temporary Resident Permits for inadmissible persons, when and how to apply for criminal rehabilitation, and the processing times associated with those applications. A discussion of hypothetical situations will be included, as well as ethical aspects of representation in connection with inadmissible persons.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Learn about criminal inadmissibility issues at ports-of-entry
  • Temporary Resident Permits: when and how can they be issued?
  • Criminal rehabilitation applications: how to present complete, accurate applications to maximize your client's chances of success
  • Processing times at ports-of-entry and at the Canadian Consulate in Buffalo, NY
  • Equivalency of criminal offences: How to compare foreign and Canadian law

Program Chair:
Sergio R. Karas,
Karas & Associates

Catherine Bailey, Immigration Program Manager, Consulate General of Canada, Buffalo, NY.
Abeid Morgan, CBSA Chief of Operations, Lester B Pearson International Airport
Leslie H. Morley, Morley Law Offices
Brain Heller, Heller, Rubel


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    For 1 to 3 Participants
    CBA Member: $40*
    Non-Member: $65*

    For 4 or more Participants
    CBA Member: $65*
    Non-Member: $100*
    *plus applicable taxes



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