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Kreishan v. Canada: Another brick in the refugee wall

Friday, June 08, 2018 @ 8:43 AM | By Maureen Silcoff

In December 2012, the former government restructured refugee determination. Those changes included an appeal process for refugee claimants whose claims are denied at a first level hearing.

However, not everyone was given the right to appeal. Several categories of refugee claimants were appeal-barred, including those who entered Canada pursuant to an exception to the Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement. Although permitted to make a refugee claim, they are prevented from appealing a negative decision, under s. 110(2)(d) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

These refugee...