Live webinar February 22, 2024 at 12:00pm EST
OR available video recording

  • Andrew Carvajal

3 hours


This course will discuss the programs available for religious workers to immigrate to Canada. The instructor will explore the work permit exempted entry under subsection 186(l) of the Regulations and the LMIA-exempt work permit for religious workers (C50). The transition to permanent residence through federal and provincial programs will also be discussed, as well as strategies to maximize a client’s chances of success.

  • Overview
  • Temporary entry
    • Eligible employers
    • Eligible occupations
    • Religious objective of work
    • Foreign worker remuneration
  • Work permit particulars
  • Transition to permanent residence
    • Federal Skilled Worker (FSW)
    • Canadian Experience Class (CEC)
    • Express Entry basics
    • Offer of arranged employment under Express Entry
    • Provincial nominee programs
    • Other avenues: humanitarian and compassionate application

For Lawyers and Paralegals

  • Law Society of Ontario
    Substantive Hours: This program is eligible for up to 3 hours.
  • Law Society of British Columbia
    Approved for 3 CPD credits.
  • Law Societies of Alberta, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia
    For members of these Law Societies, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your mandatory annual requirements

For Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants

  • College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants
    • Approved for 3 CPD hours
    • Video recording valid until February 22, 2025





  • Attendance at the live three hour webinar.
  • Access to the course materials.
  • Ability to watch the webinar until  December 31, 2025
This course is included in our:
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”.