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Get to Know your Executive - Maryana Viguiliouk, Member-at-Large

  • March 30, 2019

In our continuing efforts to introduce you to your OBA Executive, we wish to introduce you to Maryana Viguiliouk. Read on to learn more about Maryana’s practice, her experiences, and her motivations for serving on the OBA Citizenship and Immigration Section Executive.

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Get to Know your Executive - Carrie Wright, Newsletter Editor

Get to Know your Executive - Carrie Wright, Newsletter Editor

  • March 30, 2019

In our continuing efforts to introduce you to your OBA Executive, we wish to introduce you to Carrie Wright. Read on to learn more about Carrie’s practice, her experiences, and her motivations for serving on the OBA Citizenship and Immigration Section Executive.

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Get to Know your Executive – Emad Mahdavi Ardekani, Member-at-Large

Get to Know your Executive – Emad Mahdavi Ardekani, Member-at-Large

  • March 28, 2019

In our continuing efforts to introduce you to your OBA Executive, we wish to introduce you to Emad Mahdavi Ardekani. Read on to learn more about Emad’s practice, his experiences, and his motivations for serving on the OBA Citizenship and Immigration Section Executive.

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The Barrier of Biometrics

The Barrier of Biometrics

  • February 08, 2019
  • Annsley Kesten, associate at BARTLAW Canadian Immigration

An overview of the practical considerations that must be taken into account by applicants in light of the new biometrics requirements.

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Book Drive: CBSA Detention Centre Initiative

  • January 28, 2019
  • Maryana Viguiliouk, Barrister and Solicitor

The OBA Citizenship and Immigration Section Executive's holiday initiative saw books donated to the Rexdale Immigration Detention Centre.

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The Rise and Fall of the Visa Officer Interview

  • January 28, 2019
  • M. Max Chaudhary, Barrister, Chaudhary Law Office

A brief overview of the history of the personal interview for economic applicants for permanent residence and its impact on decision making and procedural fairness.

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#OBAIMM - Our New Section Hashtag

  • November 23, 2018
  • Maryana Viguiliouk, barrister and solicitor

The introduction of a new hashtag for discussing section news and activities on social media.

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Dual Representation and Conflicts of Interest in Immigration Law: What Multi-Disciplinary Practices Need to Know

  • November 05, 2018
  • Jacqueline Bart, principal, and Oliver Mao, associate, BARTLAW Canadian Immigration

An analysis of the Canadian jurisprudence and Ontario regulatory landscape pertaining to conflicts of interests for lawyers, and a review of a common approach used to navigate this landscape in an immigration law context, as well as the limitations of that approach.

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