December 15, 2011
Federal Court of Appeal Renders Key Immigration Decision
The Federal Court of Appeal recently rendered a key immigration decision regarding a Federal Skilled Worker appeal case:
In assessing points for education under section 78 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations, the visa officer does not award points for years of full-time or full-time equivalent studies that did not contribute to the educational credential being assessed. That is, visa officers must give credit only for those years of study which the national authorities identify as the norm for the achievement of the educational credential in issue.
Read the full decision here.