Skip to main content

20240306 Lessons from the Federal Court: Litigation Proofing Temporary Resident applications (Video recording will expire on 6 March 2025 for CICC).

Write a Review
Adding to cart… The item has been added

Presenter/s: Zeynab Ziaie Moayyad, JD

Date: 06 March 2024

Time: noon - 2 pm Pacific

Location: webinar

Type: webinar and recording

Price: $50.00

CPD approval:

  • CICC 2 hours - 2 CPD hours approved. Includes 15 minutes of professionalism. Video recording will expire on 6 March 2025.
  • LSBC 2 hours - 2 CPD hours approved. Video recording will expire 31 December 2024. Attendance to this course will provide you with .25 hours/15 minutes of ethics and professional responsibility component for your BC Law Society reporting.
  • Law Societies of Alberta, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Nova Scotia
    • For members of these Law Societies, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your mandatory annual requirements.


  • 2023 Judicial Review of Refused Applications Overview
    • Statistics from 2024
    • Developing Trends
  • Most Important Refusal Grounds
    • Purpose of Trip
    • Family Ties
    • Financial Support
  • Understanding Interaction of AI & Processing Outcomes
    • Data from present
    • Data from beyond present application (prior applications + other sources)
    • Treatment of subsequent applications
    • Finding Misrepresentation in Data
  • Preparing Complete Applications
    • IRCC Checklists
    • Beyond Checklist
  • Visitor Visas
    • Top refusal grounds
    • Top Tips for new applications
  • Study Permits
    • Top refusal grounds
    • Top Tips for new applications
  • Work Permits
    • Top refusal grounds
    • Top Tips for new applications
  • Reapplications 
    • GCMS notes
    • Submissions addressing prior application refusals
  • Lessons beyond TR Files
  • Ethics/professionalism
  • Q & A 

CICC Essential Competency mapping  


Foundational Knowledge

1.2  Applies knowledge of the principles of administrative law;

        1.2.4 Applies the relevant rules of procedural fairness to different immigration law and citizenship contexts.

Case Management

2.4 Conducts legal research to construct a legal argument and discuss options with the client.

2.4.3 Weighs the different options and analyzes the client's situation and eligibito determine the most appropriate strategy.


6.1 Demonstrates and maintains competence in practice

       6.1.2 Stays current and complies with legislations, regulation, professional standards, policies and guidelines.


Zeynab Ziaie Moayyad, JD

Ms. Zeynab Ziaie Moayyed is an immigration lawyer licensed to practice law in Ontario and New York and the founder of Visa Law Group. Zeynab represents individual applicants and corporate clients in a wide range of immigration applications, and in appeals and applications for judicial review of immigration decisions. Zeynab works closely with companies and individuals, developing strategies for expanding operations and teams in Canada.

Zeynab is engaged in research on the use of technology in immigration systems and is a frequent writer and speaker on the development of technology on immigration policy and the impacts on applicants around the world.

While speakers and topics are confirmed at the time of publication, sometimes things happen which are beyond the control of Imm Seminars. If that happens substitutions or cancellations to speaker/s and/or topic/s may be necessary. In those cases, Imm Seminars will advise all registrants by email as soon as possible. We will also update the Imm Seminars website. We appreciate your cooperation in these cases.