News - 2014

The Refugee Protection Division Releases its first Practice NoticeThis Notice serves as a reminder to parties and counsel appearing before the RPD that the RPD expects them to be familiar with the RPD Rules and to adhere to them.
Revocation of Persuasive Decisions TA6-07453 and VA9-02166As of November 7, 2014, the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) has revoked two persuasive decisions.
Distribution of the RAD Appellant’s Kit A paper copy of the RAD Appellant’s Kit will now be provided directly to claimants whether or not they are represented by counsel.
Ottawa Hearings Office ClosureAs of April 1, 2014, the IRB is no longer operating hearing rooms in Ottawa.
Policy on Court-Ordered RedeterminationsThe Policy on Court-Ordered Redeterminations is re-issued with consequential amendments to bring it in line with the new terminology of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) and Board Rules.
The Refugee Appeal Division Releases its first Practice Notice The Refugee Appeal Division's first practice notice is now available online. The notice provides guidance to appellants on how to identify the errors that are the grounds of their appeal.