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.
Erica Olmstead presented at the AQAADI ( Association québécoise des avocats et avocates en droit de l’immigration , Quebec Immigration Lawyers Association) annual conference in Montreal on Friday October 4, 2019 about ‘Canada v Chhina, 2019 SCC 29 – Challenging unlawful detentions under IRPA and the right to Habeas Corpus’.
Edelmann & Co. & Friends is participating in the Ride for Refuge again this year. We are fundraising for Kinbrace to support them in all their amazing work that they do for refugees arriving in Canada. To support Kinbrace through our team, please click here. All donations are very much appreciated, and since it is for a registered [...]
Peter Edelmann was interviewed by the Toronto Star in relation to Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou’s procedural allegations against Canadian immigration officials.