20190912 - Family Class Applications: Parents/Grandparents




Expires 11 June 2020, extension applied for

Approved 2 CPD Hrs by ICCRC and LSBC



History of the program

General overview at present

Things we’re seeing

  • Refusals for health and income reasons
  • Multiple document requests

Processing times for 2018 cases

Clarity on income sources

  • Foreign income
  • Maternity leave benefits and similar
  • Salary, investments

Definition of dependants

ADR process

Jugpal and Motala decisions


Q & A




Manprit Aujla-Grewal RCIC


Manprit worked with IRCC (CIC at the time) during 2005 – 2006 at the Case Processing Centre in Vegreville, Alberta. She also completed a term with IRCC at their Edmonton office assisting with landing interviews and managing inquiries from the general public.

Manprit accepted a position with the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program in 2006, starting as a Program Officer and progressing to Team Leader by the time she left in 2011. She also completed a 3-month term with the Ontario Provincial Nominee Program. Since 2011 she has been running her own practice, Canadian Immigration Connections, based in Edmonton. She has also worked part time with the University of Alberta – International Office as an Immigration Advisor.



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