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 [...]
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.
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, [...]
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.
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.
Will Tao appeared on the front page of the Star metro on the weekend edition for October 18-20, 2019. He appeared in two articles (here and here) in the Star about why ethnocultural communities need to show up and vote in the upcoming federal election.
Erica Olmstead moderated a panel on Solutions for National of Moratorium Countries at the CARL‘s 17th National Conference. A list and information about moratorium countries can be found here.