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 [...]

CARL – presentation

2020-07-30T12:04:13-08:00July 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Erica Olmstead and Erin C. Roth presented at an online conference to the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers on 30 July 2020. They spoke about inadmissibility for organized criminality under section 37(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

English Classes for Refugee Claimants

2020-05-08T16:15:27-08:00April 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

MOSAIC is offering online English Conversation Circles for Refugee Claimants. Classes are Wednesdays from 5:00 – 6:00 pm from April 29 to June 3, 2020, and these online sessions will be hosted on Zoom (available on phone or computer). Clients can register and get the link to join the Zoom sessions by emailing Parisa at [...]

RLG – U.S./ Mexico border experience

2020-02-10T17:15:56-08:00February 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Randall Cohn, will be co-presenting at the Immigration Law – Refugee Lawyers’ Group meeting about his recent experience of volunteering with migrants at the U.S./Mexico border and in a US detention centre. The presenters will share their experiences and lessons learned, and also highlight the ways in which Canadian lawyers may be able to get involved.

Job posting: Legal Assistant

2019-12-23T17:41:37-08:00December 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|

We are seeking a full time legal assistant. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting two lawyers and keeping track of the ongoing status of their files at various government agencies. The legal assistant tasks include Immigration -Preparing, indexing and filing documents for disclosure in accordance with all divisions of the Immigration and Refugee Board, [...]

Dilley Pro Bono Project

2020-01-02T15:46:12-08:00December 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

In November, Randall Cohn traveled to Texas to volunteer for a week with the Dilley Pro Bono Project, which provides legal services to women and children currently in US immigration detention. You can read his reflections about his experience here.

IMEDA talk on privigration

2019-12-23T17:38:55-08:00October 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Will Tao co-hosted a talk on “privigration” on October 17, 2019. “While “privigration” is not a word yet, it describes the issue of privacy in immigration process.” Will discussed the trends, the problems, the solutions and shared their theories and practical solutions.