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.
Why Rain is Right: There is No Principled Reason for Why a Canadian Temporary Resident Should Be Denied the Right to Change Their Legal Gender
By Will Tao Rain Edmond, a third-year political science undergraduate student, recently wrote an op-ed for her university's Memorial University Gazette that raises an important question about a policy gap disproportionately affecting the intersection of the transgender and temporary resident communities. In her piece, Rain, an international student, highlights the challenges she has had in [...]
By Siena Anstis and Molly Joeck This blog post is a summary of an article entitled “Detaining the Uncooperative Migrant”, which was recently published in a special issue of Osgoode Hall’s Journal of Law and Social Policy on prisoners, detention, and abolition.
Efrat Arabel, associate professor at the Allard School of Law and Molly Joeck PhD student and lawyer at Edelmann & Co. are giving an online talk about Immigration detention in an age of COVID-19. The talk is on Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 12:45 - 1:45 pm (Pacific Daylight Time). To register, click here Abstract [...]
Erin Roth is giving a talk at Immigration section of the CBA on "Becoming inadmissible to Canada: 'machinery' of immigration enforcement."
Hans joined Edelmann and Co. in 2020 and currently practices Canadian Immigration and Refugee Law. He particularly enjoys immigration litigations and appeals. He obtained his law degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington, Indiana and Master of Arts in Criminology from Simon Fraser University. Hans is licensed to practice in the District [...]