We are an Immigration and Criminal Law Firm

Located in Vancouver’s historic Gastown neighbourhood

Edelmann & Co. is a progressive law firm that practices immigration, refugee, citizenship, and criminal law. Our specialization is the intersection between these areas. While we prepare both simple and complex applications, our passion is litigation. We represent clients in all levels of immigration and criminal courts.

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Immigration and Citizenship

Immigration and Citizenship

We assist individuals to make applications for temporary and permanent residence status, as well as for Canadian citizenship.

Admissibility Matters & Court Challenges

Admissibility Matters & Court Challenges

We assist individuals who are facing allegations of wrongdoing under immigration laws, including inadmissibility and/or the threat of removal. We help to challenge refused and delayed immigration applications, and to argue for release from immigration detention.

Refugees

Refugees

We assist individuals and families to apply for protection as refugees in Canada or from overseas, and we represent individuals who are at risk of losing their refugee status.

Criminal Matters

Criminal Matters

We assist individuals facing criminal charges under immigration and criminal laws. We have particular expertise in criminal appeals and cases with transnational aspects, such as extradition and border-related prosecutions.

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Meet Our Dedicated Team

“I wholeheartedly recommend Edelmann Law for any Canadian immigration challenges you may face…”

Harsev O.
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“These words will never be enough to describe our family’s happiness and gratitude with Edelman(n) law… ”

Matthew L.
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News, Updates, & Blog Posts

An ‘Organized Crime’ Allegation – when the punishment does not fit the crime

November 18th, 2020|

By Erin C. Roth. Participation in organized criminality is a ground for which a foreign national or a permanent resident can be found to be inadmissible to Canada and either not admitted to Canada or deported from Canada. It is a very serious allegation, yet increasingly it is being used by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) to capture and punish individuals that were neither arrested nor charged of any criminal conduct in Canada. In effect, a person who the police did not even interview as a possible suspect can still face allegations of organized crime and face loss of status and deportation from Canada.

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