Designated C.P.D. Educator
Ms. Zdenka ACIN, Faculty, RCIC, Class L3 RCIC-IRB - Unrestricted Practice
Zdenka ACIN graduated philosophy from the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Belgrade. She is the author of two published books pertaining to film, theatre and literature in exile. She is also a poet, short story writer and essayist. Her talents extend to acting and she is a full member of ACTRA. Being well-travelled researcher and documentary filmmaker, she visited over 60 countries worldwide. In her former country, Yugoslavia, Zdenka was a prominent human rights activist, editor-in-chief, journalist, TV author, and host of the talk show PRESS Club, what brought her into exile in Canada 25 years ago.
Zdenka is a recognized expert in immigration, refugee, and citizenship law. She is President and Founder of Immigra International, and holds the designation of Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC, Class L3 RCIC-IRB - Unrestricted Practice) as a member in good standing of the Collage of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants (CICC).
As a profoundly and uniquely passionate about immigration and refugee issues, with a deep commitment to education for over 10 years, and as a student-centred and student-oriented educator, Zdenka has received several awards for Excellence in Teaching. She is also a preparatory tutor for the CICC RCIC Entry-to-Practice Licensing Exam & the IRB Specialization Exam. Additionally, she is a Mentor of new immigration consultants in the CICC 6-month Mentorship Program, and faculty at Ashton Collage.
Firstly as an accredited and awarded interpreter and translator for 4 languages, and afterwards as immigration consultant and an educator, Zdenka has been working and collaborating with the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB), the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC, renamed into IRCC), and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) since 2003, what gives her an extraordinary experience, and an extensive knowledge of immigration and refugee process from inside these governmental institutions.