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Immigration Law - Removal and deportation - Removal from Canada - Pre-removal risk assessment

Thursday, July 07, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by Atawnah from a decision dismissing her application for a declaration that s. 112(2)(b.1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) violated her rights under s. 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Charter). The applicant, a citizen of Israel, sought refugee protection in Canada. Her claim was never decided on its merits because the Refugee Board declared her claim abandoned. Section 112(2)(b.1) precluded access to the pre-removal risk assessment process by individuals from designated countries of origin who had abandoned their...