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20230429 - Running an Immigration Practice - expired for CICC 28 April 2024

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Presenter/s: Shafoli Kapur RCIC, Ankita Goyal RCIC and Julie McMahon RCIC

Date: 29 April 2023

Time: 11 am - 2:15 pm

Location: webinar

Type: webinar and recording

Price: $75.00

CPD approval:

  • CICC 3 hours - 3 CPD hours approved, recording valid until 28 April 2024. Includes 30 minutes of professionalism.
  • LSBC 3 hours - 3 CPD hours approved, recording valid until 31 December 2023 - 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. 


  • Understanding the legal and ethical requirements of practicing immigration law
  • Identifying potential clients and marketing the immigration practice
  • Creating an effective client intake process
  • Managing client expectations and communication
  • Handling complex immigration cases
  • Managing finances and billing in an immigration practice
  • Building and managing a team of staff
  • Staying up-to-date on changes to immigration law and policy
  • Developing a strategic plan for growing the immigration practice
  • Incorporating technology and automation into our practice for efficiency and scalability.
  • Mistakes we make while running an immigration practice
  • Professionalism
  • Q & A

Competency mapping


Business Management and Leadership

4.2 Investigate, accesses and determines the consulting/business structure options to support a viable business plan.

4.3 Applies principles of ethical marketing and advertising practices in accordance with regulatory standards. 

4.4 Prioritizes and manages projects and workflow to ensure timely, efficient and effective delivery of services.

4.7 Reviews business practices and performance to ensure efficient and quality service. 

6.1 Demonstrates and maintains competence in practice

6.2 Demonstrates accountability and integrity in professional behaviors and in practice.


Shafoli Kapur RCIC - TDOT Immigration

Shafoli Kapur is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant practicing immigration law as the Principal Consultant at TDOT Immigration. She holds an Honors Certificate in Immigration from Humber College (Toronto, Canada) and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering in India. Being an immigrant to Canada herself, she started TDOT Immigration in 2018, and has successfully helped many individuals to accomplish their goal of permanently settling in Canada . She has hands on experience in simple to complex Express entry applications, Spousal/family sponsorship applications including conjugal and same-sex relationships, LMIA’s and Work/Study permit Applications. In addition, she has extensive experience and success in all categories of applications under the Ontario Immigration Nominee Program.

Prior to establishing TDOT Immigration, Shafoli ventured into entrepreneurship in 2012 in the travel industry which led to realization of her passion for Immigration and helping the vulnerable from unauthorized consultants. Working on complex cases with desired outcomes drives her to the ultimate goal. Her aim is to contribute the most to the industry, enhance the experience of her clients aspiring to live their Canadian dream. She is passionate about her work and believes that the profession requires constant learning and adaptation therefore, she would like to contribute to her peers and the immigration community by sharing her knowledge and experiences.

In a short period, Shafoli has gained a strong reputation among her clients that are looking for various pathways to immigrating to Canada. Shafoli lives in Toronto with her husband and two young boys who although are Canadians by birth already at the age of 9 and 6 are sensitive towards the importance of this life changing process for many people across the globe.


Ankita Goyal – Immigracia

Ankita is a dynamic and accomplished RCIC-IRB who holds a wealth of knowledge in the field of immigration law and policies. With a Certificate in US Immigration Law from Cornell Law School and a Certificate in Immigration: Law, Policies, and Procedures (Valedictorian) from The University of British Columbia, Ankita has demonstrated an exceptional level of expertise and dedication to the field of immigration law.

Ankita's academic credentials are complemented by her vast professional experience, including her current role as an Associate Admissions Advisor in the Undergraduate Admissions Department at the University of British Columbia. In this capacity, Ankita has evaluated hundreds of applicants to ensure compliance with Senate-mandated admission policies and principles of practice, resulting in a significant increase in student enrollment, retention, and graduation rates. She has also demonstrated a remarkable ability to identify and address the unique needs of underrepresented students, proactively making alternate offers of admission that align with both the applicant's educational goals and the institution's enrollment goals.

Ankita's commitment to excellence and her passion for helping individuals and families achieve their immigration goals and her ability to analyze complex legal and regulatory issues, combined with her deep understanding of the intricacies of the immigration process, make her an invaluable asset to her clients. With her personalized approach to every case, Ankita has established herself as a trusted advisor to her clients, helping them navigate the complexities of the immigration process with confidence and ease.

Ankita is a member of the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants (CICC), the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB), a Commissioner for Taking Affidavits in British Columbia, and a licensed immigration consultant for the Province of Saskatchewan. Her commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is evident in every aspect of her work, and she is dedicated to advancing the rights and interests of all members of the immigration community. With her exceptional knowledge, experience, and dedication, Ankita is poised to continue making significant contributions to the field of immigration law for years to come.

Julie McMahon – Immigrant Business BC

Julie McMahon is an expert at Express Entry the author and publisher of the Express Entry Guide for RCICs and mentors approximately 275 other registered CICC Representatives on the Guide. A native of British Columbia, she has been a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant since 2013.

Along with her immigration practice, Julie has an extensive background in immigrant settlement services and career counselling. She is a member in good standing with the CICC, a Member of CAPIC, a Member of the BCCDA, and a Member of Career Professionals of Canada, holding several certifications in career counselling and development. Julie holds a bachelor’s degree from UBC, a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from SFU, a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Development from DIT, a Career Development Practitioner Diploma from SFU, an Immigration Law Diploma from CSIC and is doing her Graduate Diploma in Immigration and Citizenship Law at Queen’s Law School in Ontario (exp. graduation 2023). She is also a Certified Resume Strategist and a Certified Interview Strategist with Career Professionals of Canada.

Julie spent 7 years living and working in Ireland and the UK, returning to Canada in 2010. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the field of immigration. She has worked with new immigrants and overseas clients for over 15 years combining years of career counselling with immigration law practice. Her passion is to help individuals make their Canadian dream a reality. Julie is bilingual in English and French.


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