In our Season 7 premiere, we're learning about the high-profile and politically-charged world of refugee law with Naseem Mithoowani.
Topics: the Canada-US Safe Third Country Agreement; the intersection of refugee and family law; Canada's Express Entry program and our Ask-Me-Anything segment.
⚫ What does the Canada-US Safe Third Country Agreement indicate regarding section 7 rights and political relations? (4:11) ⚫ How do courts deal with the intersection of refugee law and family law matters? (17:04) ⚫ Why did Canada admit 6X the 'regular amount' of Express Entry applicants in February 2021? (28:50) ⚫ Our new Ask-Me-Anything segment, featuring five questions submitted by patrons of the Lawyered community 🔵 How can lawyers develop the necessary level of cultural sensitivity to assist their clients? (40:18) 🔵 What is the difference between an immigration lawyer and an immigration consultant? (43:46) 🔵 How does politics impact the work of a refugee/immigration lawyer? (45:32) 🔵 What has been your most rewarding case to date? (49:40) 🔵 What prompted your decision to go into this niche area of practice? (53:23)