Thursday, 22 March 2012

Immigration, Women, and Children: Part I - Basic Concepts

Recorded on Thursday, March 22, 2012. This webinar reviews basic immigration terms and pointers for women who are not Canadian citizens and whose status may be affected by their partner and the breakdown of their relationship. Discussion will cover understanding immigration status, getting control of the immigration file, and where to look for help. Presenters are Tamar Witelson, Legal Director at The Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC) and Raoul Boulakia, a lawyer and certified specialist in Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship law. The presentation slides included below address all the topics covered in the webinar plus a section on How to Find Help.

Please note that this webinar is part one of a two part series. For more information see Immigration, Women, and Children: Part II – Sample Situations.

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