Immigration Law: Economic Classes

Course Code: BICC 202

Academic Year: 2023-2024

This course will evaluate the theory, procedure and practice relating to Canada's immigration laws as they apply to economic immigrants who seek to obtain permanent residency in Canada. In particular, this course will address the substantive and procedural requirements for the relevant federal and provincial/territorial programs and some of the relevant legal principles, rules and standards that have been developed and applied by the courts, tribunals and government officials. Students will develop the necessary skills to select the most effective course of action for their clients to obtain permanent residence status under one of the economic paths available to them. Students will also develop the necessary skills to advise employers in Canada with respect to their role and some of their responsibilities in hiring employees through these programs.