30th Immigration Law Summit (Day One)
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Tuesday, November 22, 2022 (9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.)

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Alternate date: Thursday, December 15, 2022 [click to view options]

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

Additional Information

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  • Barbara Jo Caruso, C.S.
    Corporate Immigration Law Firm PC
  • Alex KamCounsel, National Litigation Sector
    Department of Justice Canada

Celebrating 30 years of providing timely information to the immigration practitioner, this two-day summit returns as the key resource for professionals in this expanding field. If you work in citizenship, immigration, and refugee law matters, you need this comprehensive update on rules, programs, and procedures. Policy changes and the increased focus on immigration post-pandemic bring immigration law into focus right now. Our presenters from government, border control, the Department of Justice, and legal aid are officials, adjudicators, and practitioners involved in those changes. They engage in informative and interactive panel discussions that deliver up-to-date information and give you an opportunity to pose the questions that you want answers for.

  • Get an update on eligibility, Port of Entry claims, and backlog reduction
  • Receive an analysis of the the year's major cases
  • Obtain tips on using the Express Entry, Sponsorship, Refugee, and Employer Portals
  • Hear an in-depth review of the Global Talent Stream LMIA
  • Consider how to avoid and mitigate the impact of a cyber breach on your practice


  • Barbara Jo Caruso, C.S.Corporate Immigration Law Firm PC
  • Alex KamCounsel, National Litigation SectorDepartment of Justice Canada
  • Lisa MiddlemissGomberg Dalfen
  • Rachel BeaupréCounselDepartment of Justice Canada
  • Melissa Babel, C.S.Babel Immigration Law PC
  • Tamara Mosher-Kuczer, C.S.Capelle Kane Immigration Lawyers
  • Elise Bell, C.S.Immigration Solutions Law Group
  • James McGarveyArcher Solutions Inc.
  • Christopher ChevrierDirector of PolicyEmployment and Social Development Canada
  • Stephen Green, C.S.Green and Spiegel LLP
  • Stephen KentKPMG Law LLP
  • Cathryn Sawicki, C.S.Serotte Law Immigration Lawyers
  • Ravi Jain, C.S.Jain Immigration Law PC
  • Jocelyn Espejo-ClarkeCounsel, National Litigation SectorDepartment of Justice Canada
  • Jacqueline BonisteelCorporate Immigration Law Firm PC
  • Luc ParsonDirector, IT SecurityDepartment of Justice Canada
  • Darryl DaltonChief of Operations District / Toronto Pearson International AirportCanada Border Services Agency
  • Tammy-Lynn RomainSenior Policy and Program Advisor, Immigration Program GuidanceImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
  • Rishma PeeraDirector of OperationsEmployment and Social Development Canada
  • Laurie PilsworthProgram Advisor, Immigration Program GuidanceImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
  • Steven CesconSuperintendent, Toronto Pearson International AirportCanada Border Services Agency
  • Edward MarroccoStockwoods LLP

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