Peter Edelmann was a guest lecturer at the Administrative and Regulatory law seminar in the Criminology Department at the Richmond campus of Kwantlen Polytechnic University. He gave the students a practitioner’s view of immigration law and the nuts and bolts of administrative decision-making, with a particular focus on the Tran case that will be heard… Read More


On the 6th podcast episode of Borderlines, Dani Willetts joins Peter Edelmann and Steve Meurrens to discuss the decision making process at Canada’s immigration department, her experience transitioning from a career working for CIC to being an immigration consultant, some recent cases impacting international graduates in particular with regards to the Post-Graduate Work Permit program, a recent… Read More


Erica Olmstead is co-teaching the Appellate Advocacy course at the University of British Columbia law school every Thursday for the Fall, 2016 semester. The upper year course teaches issues relating to advocacy before appellate courts in criminal and immigration proceedings and techniques of appellate advocacy.… Read More


On the 5th podcast episode of Borderlines, Marilyn Sanford joins Peter Edelmann and Steven Meurrens to discuss whether the Canada Border Services Agency can search people’s electronic devices. In addition, we discussed the recent stay of proceedings in the Nuttall decision, a well publicised case in which two individuals were charged with attempting to blow up the… Read More


Again this year, Erica Olmstead is volunteering to supervise the Law Students’ Legal Advice Program (LSLAP) Surrey Gateway Immigration Clinic, held every two weeks at the Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre. LSLAP is a non-profit society run by law students at the Peter A.  Allard School of Law at UBC. Students provide free legal advice and… Read More