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Refugee Appeals

Many appeals of refused Refugee Board decisions are made to the Refugee Appeal Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board.  Some, such as appeals brought by people who made their refugee claim at the Canada/US border, can only be made to the Federal Court.  Both Refugee Appeal Division and Federal Court appeals are extremely complex and the rights the refugee has while the appeal is being argued varies depending on the type of appeal. 

Appeals of a refusal of an overseas refugee application may only go to the Federal Court.

WARNING!

The time to start an appeal once a decision is made is very short.  You must start your appeal very quickly after you learn that you have lost your refugee claim. 

 

We have over 50 years of experience in representing clients from over 70 countries. We have an excellent reputation at the Board, and are certified as Immigration Specialists by The Law Society of Upper Canada.  Our success is as a result of thorough preparation for each case

Lawyers

Robert W. Young Certified Immigration Specialist Robert W. Young offers a full range of Canadian immigration law services extending from company transfers to Immigration hearings.

905-527-7981

Howard P. Eisenberg Certified Immigration Specialist Howard P. Eisenberg has specialized in Immigration Law since 1989.

905-527-7981

Recent News

Immigration Law in Canada is constantly changing. Stay up to date with the most recent news pertaining to Citizenship and Immigration Canada laws and regulations.

Jul 11, 2018
News about Canada's Temporary Visa Programs

  This is from the July 9, 2018 edition of the Toronto newspaper The Globe and Mail:   "Last year alone, Canada refused entry to nearly 600,...

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Jul 3, 2018
A Warning about Forms and Procedures

Before filing any kind of application, you should check to see if Immigration has changed the procedure, forms, requested documents, or even the addre...

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Jun 25, 2018
Biometric Collection is Being Expanded

  As of today, people who apply for a visitor, study, or work permit from one of 29 countries plus the Palestinian Authority need to provide a ph...

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