When Cassandra Fultz first came to Canada, she started out working in retail. A chance encounter with an immigration lawyer set her career on a whole new path.
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Canada is experiencing an immigration boom. We are attracting hundreds of thousands of immigrants every year and that trend is expected to continue well into the future.
This boom has generated very strong demand for skilled immigration professionals. These are the experts who help applicants secure visas to study, work, and settle in Canada.
The industry includes immigration lawyers, immigration consultants, and immigration case managers. Each has a different role to play in assisting clients, and each has different training requirements.
Are you considering a career in immigration, but don’t want to become a lawyer? Immigration consultant or immigration case manager are both excellent alternatives.
But you need to understand the key differences between these roles. Immigration consultants and immigration case managers often work closely together—but their jobs are totally different.
Here's everything you should know about these two immigration career paths.
Like the idea of helping newcomers settle in Canada? Don’t want to spend years earning a university degree? Then you may want to become an immigration case manager.
Immigration case managers handle the administrative tasks that go along with securing visas, study permits, and other important documents.
They provide invaluable assistance that helps immigration consultants and lawyers manage their caseload and keeps clients’ applications moving forward.
Here’s the best part: The training is relatively short, and no licensing is required. You can be fully job-ready in only 9 months.
So what do you need to do to become an immigration case manager?
Here are 5 steps that can help position you for success.
Updated March 2022
Looking for a quick route to an immigration career? An immigration assistant course may be just what you need.
An immigration assistant course will prepare you to become a key part of a team that helps newcomers navigate the complex process of securing visas and settling in Canada.
Immigration assistants are in charge of the administrative details that keep a client’s case moving forward.
They perform legal research, complete forms, draft submissions, manage deadlines, and communicate with clients and immigration authorities.
Sound like a path you’d like to pursue?
Before you jump into a training program, you need to be clear about basic details like what’s covered in class and what career options you’ll have after graduation.
Is an immigration assistant course right for you? Here are five things to think about as you decide.
Immigration case managers are administrative professionals who focus on helping newcomers through the complicated process of settling in Canada.
They conduct research, prepare submissions, communicate with immigration authorities, and perform a host of other tasks that keep clients’ applications moving forward.
Their work allows the other members of the team (licensed immigration consultants and lawyers) to focus on interpreting the law and developing a customized strategy for each client.
Think a career as an immigration case manager might be right for you? Curious about how much you can earn in this job?
In this post, we dig into the data on immigration case manager salaries and explain how you can get started in this career.
Here’s what you need to know.
Are you considering a career in the immigration industry? There's never been a better time to get started.
According to federal government reports, Canada plans to welcome more than 400,000 immigrants each year between 2021 and 2023.
That's the highest annual number of newcomers the country has admitted in more than a century.
All of this growth in immigration means stronger demand for the professionals who help with visa applications and the often complex process of settling in Canada.
You may be familiar with roles like immigration lawyer and immigration consultant. But have you heard of immigration case managers?
Where are they employed? What exactly do they do? How can you become one?
In this post, we explain everything you need to know about this in-demand role.
Find out where a career as an immigration case manager can take you.
Last year, the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) announced new requirements to become a licensed Immigration Consultant.
This was once a college diploma program. But now, prospective immigration consultants have to complete a university graduate studies program. Moreover, only two universities in Canada are authorized to offer the training, one in English and another in French.
Also, big changes in admission requirements have made it much tougher to qualify for immigration consultant training and licensing. Many aspiring consultants will simply not make the cut.
This begs the question: Are there other immigration career paths and training programs you can explore? What about the role of an Immigration Case Manager?
Instructor, Cassandra Fultz (RCIC) in her office at Doherty Fultz Immigration in Toronto, Ontario
Herzing College Toronto is very pleased to announce a brand new Immigration Case Manager program. Training takes 9 months, including a 5-week internship at a law firm or immigration consulting business.
Demand for Immigration Case Managers has been growing rapidly across Canada. We are welcoming record numbers of immigrants each year, which has increased the need for immigration lawyers, consultants, and case managers.
What part does an Immigration Case Manager play? What special skills do they have and where are they employed?