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Immigration Law - REFUGEE PROTECTION - Persecution - Credible basis for claim - Grounds for disqualification - Serious non-political crime

Thursday, December 22, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration from a judicial review judgment in favour of the respondent, Singh. The respondent, a citizen of India, entered Canada in 2014 and claimed refugee status. The Minister subsequently learned the respondent had resided illegally in the United States, was convicted of a sexual offence, and deported in 2007. The respondent changed his first name and date of birth in order to facilitate his travel to Canada. The Refugee Protection Division (RPD) determined that the respondent was excluded from...