RCIC Digest targets Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants and other licensed practitioners. Since I deliver courses and mentorship sessions for my colleagues, I receive many interesting questions from them. Consequently, I decided to dedicate a section of this website to these questions.
Who is an RCIC?
An RCIC is a College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants (CICC) member. RCICs may offer immigration advice and represent people to the immigration authorities. I have another article that explains the scope of practice for a typical RCIC.
Why RCIC Digest?
This website section, RCIC Digest, mainly addresses licensed RCICs and other licensed practitioners. Of course, if you are not an RCIC, an immigration lawyer, or a paralegal, you may still read the content of this section and benefit from it.
Mentorship sessions for RCICs
I do not limit my services to RCIC Digest. You may book mentorship sessions with me if you are an RCIC or another licensed practitioner. A typical session covers the following:
- Answering your questions about a specific case
- Discussing an immigration process or policy
- Answering questions about the issues applicants could face and how to resolve them
Regardless of mentorship sessions, please continue reading RCIC Digest and suggesting topics to me.
Topics relevant to RCIC Digest
The following topics are not under this category, but you may find them helpful:
If you believe I have to add this list, please do not hesitate to contact us.
The topics in this category
What circumstances put a removal order on hold in Canada?
This article addresses removal orders and especially those circumstances that put them on hold. A concise guide for practitioners!
Vavilov decision: A turning point in Canadian judicial review
Vavilov decision by the Supreme Court of Canada has affected the standard of review for the Federal Court and other entities.
Status of people in Canada
Your status in Canada could affect your livelihood and interactions with other people and the authorities.
IRCC changed some IMP codes for LMIA-exempt work permits
Changes to IMP codes mean you need to use the new LMIA exemption codes for Employer Portal job offers.
IELTS for work permit – A Federal Court point of view
Is IELTS test results a requirement for a work permit application? What if you do not submit IELTS for a work permit?
IMP C10, a work permit in Canada because of significant benefits
With an IMP C10 work permit you could apply without an LMIA letter. However, you must show significant benefits for Canada.
The new IMP C11 work permit requirements
IMP C11 allows self-employed people and entrepreneurs work in Canada on temporarily. See the changes in 2022.
Time zone for immigration applications
Time zone could play an important role when you are submitting an immigration or visa application in Canada.