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


Efrat Arbel is Assistant Professor at the Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia.  She is an executive member of the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers. This podcast focuses on the distinction between physical borders and legal borders in the refugee context, how interdiction works, and the Safe Third Country Agreement. The Safe… Read More


Judith Boer is presenting on Tuesday, February 7th to the settlement workers from Mosaic about the in-land refugee claim process.… Read More


Erica Olmstead is one of the organizers of the 2017 Vancouver International Law Conference – Respecting International Humanitarian Law within the changing face of global conflict. Registration info is here.… 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


The Honourable Alan S. Diner is a judge with the Federal Court of Canada.   Prior to his appointment, Justice Diner headed Baker & McKenzie LLP’s immigration practice.  He was also involved with managing the establishment and implementation of Ontario’s Provincial Nominee Program for the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration. We are grateful to Justice Diner for… Read More


Peter Edelmann, Erin C. Roth and Aris Daghighian (formerly of Edelmann & Co.) appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada in Thanh Tam Tran v Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness.… Read More