Immigration Counsels of Canada (ICC) is the immigration law consultancy located in Abbotsford, BC. Being full members of the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants (CICC), the present regulatory body of immigration practitioners, our counsels are fully authorized to represent clients in immigration and citizenship matters before the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB), Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Service Canada (HRSDC).
The ICC is a private, non-government or charitable organization. We act as clients’ representatives in immigration and citizenship applications and proceedings with the above government bodies. Having achieved the highest recognized educational and professional standards in the field, our counsels protect the public by providing affordable service and quality representation to clients, organizations and interested groups.
The company is led by a Senior Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) and a Commissioner of Oaths, Mila (Lyudmila) Aberten. Mila has a Bachelor’s degree in Teaching and holds an honours diploma in foreign languages. Mila graduated from the University of British Columbia where she studied Immigration Laws, Policies and Procedures and she has been practicing immigration law since 2009. In addition to her practice, Mila has been sharing her knowledge and expertise by teaching Canadian Immigration Law at the University of British Columbia since 2014. She volunteers with the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council as a member of the Discipline Committee. Being a lead consultant at the firm, Mila represents clients in temporary residence (visitors, international students and foreign workers) and permanent residence (economic, family and H&C class) applications.
Our staff works in close cooperation with lawyers, translators and educational advisors to provide a full scope of services to our valued clients while assisting in their immigration journey.