Seminar ID: 2019-CPD-002

Seminar Name: Spousal Sponsorship, Refusal and Appeal: Inside and Outside of Canada


Date and time: Friday, February 22, 2019, from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

Venue: 10255 Yonge Street, Unit 207, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4C3B2

Attendance: In Person

Language: English

Capacity: 10 Persons

CPD Hours: 4 CPD


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Although preparing a sponsorship application seem to be easy among different classes of immigration but it can become a catastrophic task if details are ignore or not explained correctly. Learning the key factors involved in the preparation of these applications will ensure the success of application in less time and with minimum stress. Building a sound understanding of specific requirements and putting in place specific check points before submission will avoid un-necessary delays of the processing of spousal sponsorship applications both in-land and overseas.



-Review of differences between an inland application and overseas application   (20 minutes)

-Review eligibility for sponsor and applicant (criminal charges, default, …)        (20 minutes)

-Review of the requirements needed for an inland application

and overseas application                                                                                          (30 minutes)

-Break                                                                                                                       (10 minutes)

-Review of submission process and what to expect in each step                             (20 minutes)

-Review of process after a decision is made on the application                              (20 minutes)

-Review of possible pitfalls prior to submission of application                              (20 minutes)

-Review of how to avoid major mistakes: i.e.: maintaining relationship;               (20 minutes)

-Review of rights and benefits as compared to the other permanent residents

 and financial/legal responsibility as well as the status of the sponsored;               (20 minutes)

-Review of different scenario in case of breakup in relationship;

death of the sponsor                                                                                                 (20 minutes)

-Review of appeal process (appeal or re-submission, when and how)                    (20 minutes)

- Questions and Answers and real case review                                                       (30 minutes)




Layla Forouhar

Layla is the owner and operator of Paradise Immigration & Investment Services Inc. It is a full service international consultation firm, specializes in Immigration, providing resources and aid with Canadian immigration, as well as business consulting services. Layla holds a Bachelor’s degree and is a member of ICCRC. PIIS has assisted many clients with different inquiries including business, sponsorship, visitor and student visas.