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Immigration Law - Refugee protection - Practice and judicial review - Natural justice - Duty of fairness - Right to counsel

Thursday, October 13, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration from the Federal Court’s dismissal of the Minister’s application for judicial review of a decision by the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) with respect to the refugee claims of a couple from Venezuela. The couple entered Canada legally on study permits and subsequently claimed refugee status. After completing basis of claim forms, the couple was interviewed by an officer from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC officer), who found they were eligible to claim refugee protection. Their claims were referred...