Immigration and Family Law

  • June 24, 2022

This meeting was held at 09:00 AM at Zoom in Nanaimo, British Columbia.

Guest Speakers

The Chairs and Co-Chairs of the Family and Immigration Law Section Daniel Lee and Erin Brook


The Immigration and Family Law held a joint presentation of a fictional fact pattern for discussion. The presentation included an overview of the applicable family law as well as review the immigration law implications.  

Questions discussed:

What is a Spouse?

What is the Difference between Separation and Divorce?

How is cohabitation defined?

What is the impact of separation on immigration applications?

What is the difference between permanent residency and citizenship?


Duration of meeting was 1.0 hours. Of this, 1 hours can be counted towards CPD.