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20220629 - Ports of Entry - What you need to know

$75.00

Presenter/s: Joshua Slayen JD

Date: 29 June 2022

Time: 1 pm -  4 pm Pacific

Location: webinar

Type: webinar and recording

Price: $75.00

CPD approval:

  • CICC 3 hours - 3 CPD hours approved, recording valid until 29 June 2023.
  • LSBC 3 hours - 3 CPD hours approved - attendance to this course will provide you with .25 hours/15 minutes of ethics and professional responsibility component for your BC Law Society reporting.
  • For Alberta lawyers, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your mandatory annual Continuing Professional Development Plan as required by the Law Society of Alberta. 

Outline: 

  • What is the POE – and what does it mean for a CBSA Officer to “facilitate”
    • What is the applicable law at the POE.
  • Airport POE v. land POE v. marine POE.
  • Who can apply – and what can you apply for at the POE.
    • What can you not apply for at the POE.
  • What should the Applicant take with them to the POE.
    • What is flag polling.
  • How should you prepare an Applicant for the POE.
  • What does it mean to represent someone at the POE.
  • POE v. Online Application.
  • Permanent Residence Requirements and the POE.
  • Refusals at the POE, outcomes and Appeals.
  • Ethical considerations
  • Q&A’s 

Competency mapping - coming soon

 

RCIC

 

1.1  Demonstrates knowledge of the Canadian legal system

 

1.1.1Summarizes the Canadian justice system and the authority and scope of each division.

 

1.7 Applies immigration enforcement legislation and related activities to client situations and issues.

 

1.7.3 Explains the requirements for entering and remaining in Canada as related to enforcement.

 

RISIA

 

1.1  Demonstrates knowledge of the Canadian legal system

 

1.1.1Summarizes the Canadian justice system and the authority and scope of each division.

 

1.7 Applies immigration enforcement legislation and related activities to client situations and issues.

 

1.7.3 Explains the requirements for entering and remaining in Canada as related to enforcement.

Speaker:

Joshua Slayen JD

Joshua is a Vancouver-based immigration lawyer who provides immigration services to individual and corporate clients world-wide.

Joshua regularly assists clients with immigration processing, admissibility issues, procedural fairness matters and refusals. He frequently appears at provincial and federal tribunals and levels of Court, and is well-known for his work in accompanying clients to ports-of-entry across Canada to resolve admissibility issues and facilitate the processing of complex work permit applications. Joshua also works with individuals and families, with an emphasis on employment, investment, citizenship, humanitarian / compassionate and family sponsorship-based applications.

Joshua has a diverse background in immigration law, which has included litigating complex immigration matters, and the processing of various temporary residence, permanent residence and citizenship applications to Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada, the Canada Border Services Agency and international Canadian visa offices. Prior to joining Murphy and Company, Joshua practiced immigration law with other leading immigration firms in Canada. He was first called to the Bar in North Dakota (2009), and later called to the Bar in Ontario, Manitoba and British Columbia. 

Joshua is committed to helping clients turn visions into working realities through creative and innovative immigration strategies and a client-focused approach. Joshua has been blogging for The Huffington Post since 2012. He regularly lectures on immigration matters and has appeared on various media outlets.

In addition to Joshua’s Vancouver law practice, he has offices in Surrey, Abbotsford and Prince George, British Columbia.  

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Winnipeg
Juris Doctor, University of North Dakota

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