Immigration

Immigration consultant loses judicial review application, took $110,000 from Syrian, Iraqi refugees

Immigration consultant loses judicial review application, took $110,000 from Syrian, Iraqi refugees

Feds should revisit whether consultants should be allowed to operate independently: lawyer

Human Rights Tribunal extended protected ground of citizenship to include permanent residency: Court

Human Rights Tribunal extended protected ground of citizenship to include permanent residency: Court

Divisional Court’s decision leaves door open for similar challenges in the future, says lawyer

Immigration lawyer Afshin Yazdani has personally executed the formula he tries to copy for clients

Immigration lawyer Afshin Yazdani has personally executed the formula he tries to copy for clients

A lawyer in his native Iran, Yazdani has recreated what he had, in a new home

New immigration initiative excludes counsel, is unfair to newcomers, say lawyers

New immigration initiative excludes counsel, is unfair to newcomers, say lawyers

One lawyer says program hurts those it seeks to help

Naseem Mithoowani appointed an adjudicator on the Human Rights Tribunal of Canada

Naseem Mithoowani appointed an adjudicator on the Human Rights Tribunal of Canada

In 2014, Mithoowani successfully challenged a policy banning the niqab in citizenship ceremonies

Ottawa announces new pathway for permanent residency for foreign nationals currently in Canada

Ottawa announces new pathway for permanent residency for foreign nationals currently in Canada

COVID has made plan for 401,000 newcomers in 2021 unlikely, say immigration lawyers