No seminars planned in near future
Combined event: Detention and H&C
Value of Canadian citizenship
Goodbye, 2014...Quo vadis Canada?
Express entry - first impressions
Teaching moments: The best and the worst
Goodbye, 2015...another year gone
Application for rehabilitation
Authorization to return to Canada
The mystery of Canadian citizenship
Writing submissions to win. Or lose?
Goodbye, 2017... Did we get it right?
A role of a heart in immigration system
Discretionary power in immigration law
Goodbye, 2018 - We shall overcome
Goodbye, 2019... We made it!
Advocacy - Using expert witnesses
Joel received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Alberta in 1995 and his law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in Toronto.
Joel represents clients in a broad range of immigration matters. His clients have included both multinational corporations wishing to transfer personnel internationally as well as individuals and families of modest means who are fleeing persecution in their home countries.
In addition to representing individuals and corporations on a wide variety of applications for temporary and permanent admission to Canada, Joel regularly appears before all three Divisions of the Immigration and Refugee Board and in the Federal Court of Canada, representing clients in detention reviews, refugee hearings, sponsorship appeals, deportation appeals and applications for judicial review as well as other types of enforcement matters.
In addition to representing his clients, Joel has taught about the practice of immigration law at Osgoode Hall Law School and helped train Dispute Resolution Officers at the Appeal Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board. He has spoken about immigration issues to legal and HR professionals in Canada and abroad. Joel will be speaking in early 2013 at the HRPA Annual Conference in Toronto as well as at the Ontario Bar Association.
Joel is regularly interviewed by members of the print and television news media concerning developments in immigration and refugee law. He has written numerous articles in the Criminal Lawyers Association Newsletter, the Migration Law Review and the Corporate Relocation Quarterly.