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IMMIGRANTS - Application for immigrant visa - Documentation and corroborative evidence - Units of assessment/Point system - Language

Wednesday, February 07, 2018 @ 8:45 AM  

Appeal by Cabral and others from the summary judgment granted to the Crown in the appellants’ proposed class proceeding challenging the denial of each appellant’s application for permanent residence as part of the Federal Skilled Trades Class. The appellants claimed that their applications for permanent residence were denied because they failed the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test. They claimed that the IELTS was culturally biased toward British English, unfairly required a high proficiency in English and was administered in a manner favouring those from...