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Eric B. Katz

Immigration Consultant, Member ICCRC


T: 416.862.8329
E: eric.katz@audaxlaw.com


membership

Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC)
Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC)

education

Year of Call: 1993 (AB) Non-Active

University of London (UCL) Faculty of Law, LL.B. (Hons) I Bachelor of Common Law

University of Toronto, B.A. I Sociology

PROFILE

Eric is an immigration consultant who acts as strategic counsel to AUDAXLAW. He has been practicing since 1995 and is regulated by the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council. He has extensive knowledge in corporate immigration with a focus on small and medium sized industries where Labor Market Impact Assessments (LMIA) and Work Permits are concerned; the work permit side of the practice extends to NAFTA and other international trade agreements, Intra Company Transfers and LMIA exempt work permits, and provincial Immigrant Investors and Entrepreneurs programs. Family Class reunification applications are also part of his daily operations. Eric’s practice includes appearances at the Immigration Division and Immigration Appeal Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada; furthermore, he has also been retained by foreign governments to act on behalf of their citizens in Canada under certain categories of immigration.

Eric was called to the Alberta Bar in 1993 but is a non-active member. He is a member of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) and the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC). He is fluent in English and French.

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

Professional Activities

For many years Eric represented the interests of Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCIC) at the Immigration Division Consultative and Immigration Appeal Division Consultative committees of the Immigration and Refugee Board. These committees were comprised of stakeholders including the Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada Border Services Agency, lawyers, consultants, Legal Aid and other interested groups.

Speaking Engagements

Since becoming an immigration consultant, Eric has spoken at conferences in Europe, Latin America and throughout Canada.