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Estate Planning Council of CANADA

Cross Border Couples - Can/US Immigration Issues for Families

  • June 13, 2024
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
  • Virtual / Live Online Event / Recording Available



Life can take you in many different directions, especially when love is involved! Join us for a discussion geared toward couples and families with both Canadian and US ties. This presentation will be of interest to dual-national families who regularly face complex estate planning issues, as well anyone looking to retire in a country other than their country of nationality. Hint – there is no ’retirement visa’ in either Canada or the US!


Melissa Babel is recognized as a Certified Specialist in the area of Citizenship and Immigration Law by the Law Society of Ontario. Over the span of her career, Melissa has acquired a unique combination of experience that spans all areas of Canadian Immigration law. This range of experience has allowed Melissa to see immigration matters from every angle. Melissa is a Foreign Legal Consultant and can advise on a full range of U.S. Immigration law issues.

  • Licensed to Practice in Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School
  • Attorney at Law, Massachusetts
  • Vice-Chair (Executive Member), Ontario Bar Association, Citizenship and Immigration Law Section


Registration $30

No charge for Estate Planning Council of Canada Members

Guests are welcome - this event is for Professional Advisors only.

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