February 28, 2022
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The pandemic has ramped up stress for immigration and refugee claimants. Gain insights on the challenges and new opportunities.
Senior Advisory Counsel, Family and Immigration Law
LAA Staff Lawyer
Member, Refugee Protection Division
Legal Counsel, Legal Services, Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Assistant Deputy Chairperson, Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
8:30 – 8:45 a.m.
8:45 – 9:45 a.m.
Refugee Law 101
9:45 – 10 a.m.
10 a.m. – noon
The refugee hearing: Preparing your client, running a refugee hearing and the aftermath
Noon – 12:45 p.m.
12:45 – 2 p.m.
Views from the Immigration and Refugee Board and presentations by Refugee Protection Division and Refugee Appeal Division
2 – 2:15 p.m.
2:15 – 2:45 p.m.
Refugee judicial reviews and refugee appeals
2:45 – 3:15 p.m.
Trauma-informed practice for refugee clients
3:15 – 4 p.m.
General discussion and questions on immigration law
4 – 4:05 p.m.