Event Title: 2017-2018 Immigration Changes: Winners, Losers, and Effects on Immigration Practitioners + What to Expect in 2019 – 3 CPD Hours
Event Date: This live webinar was conducted on October 16 from 14:45 to 18:00 (Eastern Time).
There was a total of 3 hours of live, interactive webinar time including 15 minutes of break.
The 15 minutes of break are not counted as CPD hours.
Cost: $90 for this webinar video or part of our CPD Bundle.
Instructor: Andrew Carvajal, LL.B / B.C.L., M.A., B.A.
Attendance: You are purchasing a video of this event
Agenda: This is the breakdown of the upcoming event.
- Discussion of the 2018-2020 Multi-year Immigration Plan
- 2017/2018 Changes – Who is affected positively, who is affected negatively and the effects on the work RCICs do.
- Changes to spousal sponsorship procedures
- Commitment to family reunification and faster processing times
- Parent and grandparent lottery
- Rise in age of dependency
- Changes to the Express Entry CRS Points
- Candidates with siblings in Canada
- French-speaking candidates
- Specific examples
- Job Match registration now voluntary
- Global Skills Strategy
- Work permit exemptions for short term entries
- Global Talent Stream LMIAs and Labour Market Benefit Plans
- Two week processing – principal applicants and dependants
- Dedicated Service Channel
- LMIA recruitment requirements
- August 28, 2017 changes
- Job Bank and Job Match
- High-wage vs. low-wage streams
- Targeting vulnerable populations
- The Canada-European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement
- Business Visitors
- Intra-Company Transfers
- Contractual service suppliers and independent professionals
- June 19, 2017 changes
- Revocation on national interest grounds
- Intent to reside
- Minors applying alone
- Time spend in Canada under a conditional sentence
- October 11, 2017 changes
- Physical presence
- Days spent in Canada before permanent residence
- Age range for language and knowledge requirements
- Time required for filing of income taxes
- 2018 changes
- Revocation process
- Seizure of fraudulent or suspected fraudulent documents
- Permanent residence path for caregivers
- November 29, 2019 expiry of pilot program
- Future alternatives
- Medical inadmissibility and excessive demand
- Major changes in Provincial Nominee Programs
- Ontario path to permanent residence for semi-skilled professionals
- Alberta opportunity stream
- Noteworthy jurisprudence
- Conditional sentence and serious criminality – Thanh Tam Tran v. Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
- What to expect in 2019?
- June 19, 2017 changes
*Kindly note that this video will be in your account on November 6th 2018* All other videos are available immediately.