RLA AGM November 17, 2015

The Refugee Lawyers Association held it’s 2015 AGM at the CSI Annex in Toronto on November 17th.  The meeting featured a panel discussion with Barbara Jackman, Jean Marie Vecina, and Swathi Sekhar, about the Ontario Court’s Habeas Corpus jurisdiction over immigration detention matters, as well as a presentation by Ratna Omdivar about Lifeline Syria and the citizen-led initiative to get groups of residents in the Toronto area to sponsor 1000 refugees over the ext two years.

Barbara Jackman, Swathi Sekhar and Jean Marie Vecina discuss Habeas Corpus and immigration detention, at the RLA AGM, photo by ©j.martin/sevres-babylone
Barbara Jackman, Swathi Sekhar and Jean Marie Vecina discuss Habeas Corpus and immigration detention

The RlA executive for the upcoming year includes

Raoul Boulakia
Lani Gozlan
Pantea Jafari
Jack Martin
Dilani Mohan
Luis Antonio Monroy
Leigh Salsberg
Preevanda Sapru
Eve Sehatsadeh
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