Immigration and Refugee Law

Includes information on rights of refugees and immigrants to Canada, how to seek admission to Canada as a permanent resident or refugee, and Canadian citizenship.

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Family Law Issues for Immigrant, Refugee and Non-Status Women

If you or your partner came to Canada from another country, you may face both family law and immigration challenges when your relationship ends. This resource covers these topics:

Available in:

English, Français, American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic, Chinese, Farsi/Persian, Korean, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu

Produced by:

FLEW/FODF

Format:

Booklet/PDF, Video, Web

Produced/Updated In:

2018

Refugee Rights in Ontario: Information for front-line workers

Reflecting recent changes to the refugee determination process, this website provides plain language information on what the new rules mean in practical terms for people making refugee claims. This resource provides information for community organizations serving refugee claimants about the following topics:

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2015

Refugee law

Part of Legal Aid Ontario's Law Facts website, this section has information about the process for making a claim for refugee protection in Canada, which changed on December 15, 2012. These changes are the result of Bill C-31, the federal government's new federal refugee and immigration legislation.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2013

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