6 weeks (approximately 15 hours per week)

In this course, students will examine the rules, requirements, applications and procedures for obtaining temporary resident entry into Canada, whether as a visitor, worker or student using the ability to read and interpret legislation, regulations, and jurisprudence gained in the introductory course.

Substantive topics include applications for principal applicants and accompanying family members, extension of status, restoration of status, “Super Visa”, breach of conditions, the difference between open and employer-specific work permits, post-graduate work permit, labour market impact assessment requirements, the international mobility program and other temporary foreign worker programs. 

Students will also address common complications that may arise in temporary resident visa and permit applications. A variety of learning activities will offer opportunities for students to analyze and apply the governing legislation, regulations, public policy, jurisprudence and Code of Professional Ethics.

* Course summaries are subject to change.