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Detaining the Uncooperative Migrant

2020-10-19T12:50:28-08:00October 19th, 2020|Blog|

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.

Immigration Detention in an age of COVID-19

2020-10-19T10:35:25-08:00October 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

We are happy to welcome Hans Hwang to our team

2020-10-16T08:09:43-08:00October 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

“Terrorist Organizations” – a matter of discretion in Canada

2020-10-19T12:54:09-08:00September 18th, 2020|Blog|

By Erin Roth What does Canada consider a terrorist organization? If a person has given thought to this matter, the answer is likely ‘any organization designated by the Minister under Canada’s Anti-Terrorism Act’. Indeed, the Minister of Public Safety does keep a list and this list does contain individuals and organizations that Canada has determined [...]

Non-Discretionary Return for International Students – Proving Establishment May Be a Catch

2020-09-10T14:35:43-08:00September 8th, 2020|Blog|

By Will Tao On 2 September 2020, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) released new instructions which help to further clarify that Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and partner Airline companies, would be responsible for ultimately determining whether international students would be able to travel to Canada to begin/resume studies as a result of COVID-19 [...]

Lawyer position – immediate opening

2020-08-04T12:01:40-08:00August 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

We are a progressive law firm located in downtown Vancouver specialized in refugee, immigration, and criminal law. The successful candidate will be responsible for the conduct of a wide variety of client files in a friendly and supportive environment. Experience and Qualifications: -Demonstrated interest in human rights and social justice -J.D. or LL.B. degree and [...]

Justice Favel’s Decision in Ouansa v. Canada

2020-07-31T10:12:43-08:00July 31st, 2020|Blog|

By Will Tao In the recent decision of Ouansa v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 632 (CanLII), Justice Favel allowed the judicial review of Mr. Ouansa, an Algerian national, on the basis that the refusal of his Temporary Resident Permit (“TRP”) Application was not reasonable.   The Applicant (as commonly done in the course [...]