Issue 2 Did the visa officer err in law and in fact by not evaluating the applicant under another occupation for which he may be qualified? There is no duty imposed on a visa officer to search out other alternative occupations and then evaluate the applicant in those occupations. It would be a different situation if the applicant had asked to be assessed in an alternative occupation (see Hajariwala v. Canada (Minister of Employment and Immigration et al.) (1988), 6 Imm. L.R. (2d) 222 (F.C.T.D.)). Therefore, I find that the visa officer did not make an error in this respect.
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