Immigration

Immigration Law: Debunking the Misconception

Immigration law can be very complicated and it is sometimes hard to figure out what rights women have while living with precarious status. This webinar will go through some of the most common myths and misconceptions about immigration law and help you establish accurate and up-to-date information. You will leave better equipped to work with […]

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Immigration, Women and Violence: Misrepresentation in Immigration Applications

Misrepresenting” or providing false information in immigration applications can have serious consequences, including removal from Canada. This webinar discusses what “misrepresentation” means under Canada’s immigration law and how it can affect immigrant women facing violence and abuse. It also gives practical tips on how women can protect themselves and their immigration status if there they […]

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Immigration, Women and Violence: Making a Claim on Humanitarian and Compassionate Grounds

Women who don’t have legal immigration status in Canada may have a close relationship with a child in Canada; and/or they are affected by violence, either in Canada or in their country of origin. These situations make an application for permanent residence based on Humanitarian and Compassionate (H&C) grounds an option. This webinar will discuss […]

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Immigration Status and Relationship Breakdown: What Women Should Know

This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series discusses the different types of immigration status for non-citizen women in Canada and how status may be affected by their partner and the breakdown of their relationship. It explains the April 2017 changes in immigration law, specifically the removal of conditional permanent residence for […]

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The New Basis of Claim Form (BOC) for Refugee Claims

In the wake of recent changes to the refugee determination process, this webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series looks at the first step in making a refugee claim, the new Basis of Claim (BOC) form, introduced in December 2012. METRAC’s Legal Director Tamar Witelson is joined by lawyer and former Immigration […]

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