Erica Olmstead is presenting at the opening session for the CBA Annual National Conference on Tricks of the Advocate’s Trade with speakers from the Federal Court and the Immigration and Refugee Board. The session focuses on the “nuts and bolts” for immigration litigators to be successful advocates. The session explores building proficiency in procedures when appearing before [...]
The Perils of Criminal Charges and Convictions for Immigration Status in Canada - Legal Developments and Practice Points Erica Olmstead is facilitating an interesting and informative discussion about the nexus between criminal and immigration law at at the Criminal Justice - Vancouver CBA meeting on 30 March 2022. The session will provide helpful practice tips [...]
Erin C. Roth was interviewed for this article that appeared in the Star. Regional differences and inconsistent outcomes plaguing refugee claimants said to be members of terrorist or subversive organizations. Members of Egypt's Freedom and Justice Party welcomed by Parliament, yet found to be members of a terrorist organization in the West - https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2022/01/04/they-say-they-fought-for-democracy-border-guards-argue-they-supported-a-terror-group-will-they-get-to-stay-in-canada.html
Erica Olmstead is presenting at CLEBC's Appellate Practice 2021 on Monday, November 22, 2021. The presentation, New to Appeals—A Primer, will include: advice for counsel new to appeals lessons along the way
Erica Olmstead is chairing Immigration Issues in Depth 2021 through the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC (CLEBC) on Friday December 3rd, 2021. Erin Roth will be presenting on Representative Group Proceedings in the Immigration Judicial Review Process at this event. This presentation will cover: identifying cases for group litigation: remedies available, what works, what [...]
Erica Olmstead is presenting at the national Immigration Law Conference in Ottawa about the Alarming Trends in Federal Court Jurisprudences - H&C's post Kanthasamy.
We are thrilled to announce that Sadaf Kashfi has joined the firm as our newest lawyer. Sadaf's legal background includes Canadian criminal law and US immigration law. Welcome Sadaf!
Molly Joeck's study with Dr. Efrat Arbel was the base of an article that appeared in the Tyee: Detained Migrants Get a Pandemic Lifeline The tribunal deciding who to hold has new rules about harsh treatment. Result: more are being freed from incarceration.
Edelmann & Co’s participation in the inaugural bilingual Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Law Moot
By Molly Joeck A version of this blog post was originally posted here. Edelmann & Co is honoured to have supported the University of British Columbia Peter A. Allard School of Law’s participation in the inaugural bilingual Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Law Moot on March 11 and 12, 2021. It constituted Canada’s first ever moot [...]