Headlines

Federal Court Decision impacting the right to appeal to the Refugee Appeal Division
Update regarding the right to appeal to the RAD 

Changes to Refugee Protection Claimants’ Rights of Appeal
On July 23, 2015, the Federal Court rendered a decision regarding refugee protection claimants’ rights of appeal.

Notice - Immigration and Refugee Board's Response to Situation in Nepal - Affected Cases at the Immigration Appeal Division
In response to the situation arising from the devastating earthquake in Nepal, the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada Immigration Appeal Division will consider prioritizing the processing of certain appeals.

Policy and Procedures on Security Screening Measures
The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada has issued a policy and associated procedures on security screening measures.

News for Counsel

Federal Court Decision impacting the right to appeal to the Refugee Appeal Division
The Immigration Appeal Division Issues Notice Introducing Administrative Changes to Appeal ProcessThe Immigration Appeal Division (IAD) has issued a notice introducing three administrative changes to the IAD appeal process.
Revised Remuneration Schedule for Designated RepresentativesThe Revised Remuneration Schedule for Designated Representatives will come into effect on April 1, 2015.
Notice of prohibition – Artem DjukicArtem Djukic is prohibited from representing or advising any person in connection with any proceeding before the IRB while his paralegal licence is under suspension.

Notices

National Documentation Package Update - August 28, 201528 August 2015 - The National Documentation Packages for the following countries have been updated: Algeria, Belgium, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Netherlands, North Korea, Syria, Tanzania...
National Documentation Package Update - July 31, 201531 July 2015 - The National Documentation Packages for the following countries have been updated: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Croatia, Eritrea, Fiji, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Indonesia, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Moldova, Namibia, Swaziland, Ukraine.
Amendments to the National Documentation Packages - 17 July 201527 July 2015 - The Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (2.1) in the National Documentation Packages (NDP) for all of the countries have been updated.

Highlights

Refugee Claimant's Kit 
Refugee Claim: Appellant's Kit 
2015-16 Report on Plans and Priorities 

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