In this fourteenth Borderline episode we discuss how to overcome systemic barriers in LGBTQ asylum claims.  Much of this episode is dedicated to establishing how LGBTQ asylum claimants must prove their sexual identity during their refugee claim.  How does someone from a country where being gay is illegal and who has been a closeted homosexual… Read More


Peter Edelmann will be presenting at the International Relations Students’ Association (IRSA)’s Winter Benefit Gala We are in Solidarity: Bearing witness to exile, we live with refugee claimants on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Tickets are available here.    … Read More


Peter Edelmann and Southern California-based immigration lawyer Nikhil Shah to discuss the widely felt impacts of the 45th President of the United States’s three immigration-related Executive Orders. Content of webinar is subject to change in this evolving landscape following the President Trump’s swift actions since taking office on January 20, 2017, however it will have… Read More


Peter Edelmann was a guest on this open-line show looking at the contrasting approaches to immigration by Canada and the United States in light of recent news stories about each country. This CBC story about the United States and this Globe and Mail story about Canada were highlighted.… Read More