Sorry, lawyers, that ship has sailed

Don Curry, the only immigration consultant servicing North Bay, Ontario, says immigration lawyers are fighting a losing battle by insisting immigration consultants work under their supervision. The government has decided that isn’t going to happen — so “get over it,” he writes.

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‘We are not subordinate to lawyers,’ say immigration consultants

The lawyers have a vested interest in suggesting a relationship in which consultants are subordinate to them, says the Canadian Association of Immigration Consultants (CAPIC).

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The self-regulation of immigration consultants has historically not worked, according to the Canadian Immigration Lawyers Association.

Integrity of Canada’s immigration system at stake, warn lawyers

“Self-regulation by immigration consultants has not worked and will fail to protect the vulnerable public” – Canadian Immigration Lawyers Association.

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