29th Immigration Law Summit
29th Immigration Law Summit (Day One)
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Tuesday, November 23, 2021 (9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.)

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CPD Hour(s)*
5 h Substantive
1 h 30 m Professionalism

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  • Maria BurgosCounsel
    Department of Justice Canada
  • Barbara Jo Caruso, C.S.
    Corporate Immigration Law Firm PC

For lawyers and paralegals working in citizenship, immigration, and refugee law, this two-day summit gives you a comprehensive update on quickly changing rules and programs. Our presenters review how tribunals and courts have transitioned to online processes and adjudication and give you tips on how to effectively navigate the new procedures. Government immigration and refugee officials, Department of Justice lawyers, adjudicators, and private practitioners join together to create informative panels that provide you with up-to-date information and give you ample opportunity to ask your questions.

  • Get helpful pointers on a range of Port of Entry hot topics  
  • Learn to troubleshoot common problems using the Portal 
  • Explore alternatives to Owner Operator LMIA applications 
  • Review the ins and outs of Study Permits 


  • Maria BurgosCounselDepartment of Justice Canada
  • Barbara Jo Caruso, C.S.Corporate Immigration Law Firm PC
  • Jacqueline BartBartLAW LLP
  • Alex KamCounsel, National Litigation SectorDepartment of Justice Canada
  • Cathryn Sawicki, C.S.Serotte Law Canada
  • Tamara Mosher-KuczerCapelle Kane Immigration Lawyers
  • Tammy-Lynn RomainActing Assistant DirectorImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
  • Elizabeth BerholzThe WiseMind Co.
  • Ashleigh FrankelThe WiseMind Co.
  • Stephen Green, C.S.Green and Spiegel LLP
  • Siavash ShekarianShekarian Law PC
  • Clinton GreenCorporate Immigration Law Firm PC
  • Ernest WheelerActing DirectorOntario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development
  • Ronalee CareyRonalee Carey Law
  • Daniel EngelCounsel, National Litigation Sector, Ontario Regional Office, immigration Law DivisionDepartment of Justice Canada
  • Teresa WuOutreach OfficerImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
  • Michael Battista, C.S.Battista Smith Migration Law Group
  • Joel SandalukMamann, Sandaluk & Kingwell LLP
  • Juda StrawczynskiDirector, practicePROLawyers' Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO®)

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