Live webinar August 27 and 28, 2023 at 12:00pm-3:00pm EST each day
OR available video recording

  • Andrew Carvajal

6 hours total


Depending on your industry and the size of your organization, sooner or later you may need to explore options to bring or retain foreign workers in Canada. As there are dozens different types of work permits for foreign employees, this course will discuss some of the most common options used by Canadian employers to bring talent from abroad and keep it in the country.

The instructor will discuss the intricacies of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program and the most common types of Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) applications available. He will also explore many of the LMIA exemptions that exist under the the International Mobility Program (IMP), including Free Trade Agreements, Intra-Company Transfers, work permit extensions for permanent residence applicants, amongst others. The purpose of this course is for HR professionals to gain a firm understanding of the variety of work permit options available when deciding to recruit foreign labour and support them in their immigration process.    

  • Part I – Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and LMIAs
    • LMIA applications generally
    • LMIA advertising
      • Mandatory content of LMIA advertisements
      • Choosing the right recruitment platforms
      • Documenting recruitment efforts
    • LMIA application preparation
    • Additional LMIA considerations
      • Common mistakes made by companies applying for LMIAs
      • Employer compliance and voluntary disclosure
      • Global Talent Stream (GTS) LMIAs
  • Part II – The International Mobility Program (IMP)
    • Intra-company transfers (ICTs)
    • Free Trade Agreement Professionals and Technicians
    • Francophone Mobility work permit
    • International Experience Canada (IEC)
      • Working Holiday, Young Professionals, International Co-op
      • Qualifying countries
      • Work permits for PNP provincial nominees and permanent residence applicants
    • The online offer of employment and the IRCC Employer Portal

For Human Resource Professionals

  • Use this course as part of your provincial CPD requirements. 





  • Attendance at the live six hour webinar.
  • Access to the course materials.
  • Ability to watch the webinar until  December 31, 2025
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Andrew Carvajal

Barrister & Solicitor Partner, Desloges Law Group

Andrew is a Toronto lawyer and partner at Desloges Carvajal Law Group, where he is the Head of Economic Immigration and Director of the firm’s Latin American (LATAM) Group. He received a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Civil Law from McGill University.

​Andrew’s Canadian immigration practice focuses on all types of business immigration, including the representation of employers and employees on all types of Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) applications and Canadian work permit applications. He also assists professionals and entrepreneurs around the world with permanent residence applications under federal and provincial economic programs. His team also prepares applications for study permits, visitor visas and citizenship applications.

For over 12 years, Andrew has taught at the university and college levels, as well as professional development courses to immigration lawyers, Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants and paralegals. He is also a frequent contributor to several publications dealing with immigration law and has been invited to speak about immigration changes on local and national news segments, as well as to testify before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration.

Andrew is also the CEO of DLG Mobility. Through this company, he helps students find post-secondary programs and immigrate to Canada, as well as assist Canadian employers in finding and bringing the right talent from abroad.

Outside of work, Andrew enjoys travel, tennis and wine tasting. He is the host of the biweekly wine and immigration podcast “Vivir Afuera”.