CBA National Conference – presentation

2022-06-03T08:09:12-08:00June 3rd, 2022|Lawyers, Presenting / Teaching|

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 [...]

Erica Olmstead presents at CBA

2022-03-24T08:31:50-08:00March 24th, 2022|Lawyers, Presenting / Teaching|

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 [...]

Article in The Star about domestic regional differences in refugee claims

2022-01-04T11:04:56-08:00January 4th, 2022|Lawyers, Media|

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

Immigration issue in-depth

2021-11-16T09:46:26-08:00November 16th, 2021|Lawyers, Presenting / Teaching|

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 [...]

Federal Court of Appeal: applicability of duress defence to immigration inadmissibility

2021-01-18T09:54:35-08:00January 18th, 2021|Lawyers|

Erin Roth will be appearing before the Federal Court of Appeal on Wednesday at 1:00pm to argue about the applicability of the duress defence to immigration inadmissibility allegations in Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) v. Gaytan. Information to view the proceeding can be obtained from the Registry by contacting them at least 48 hours [...]

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