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A Pathway to End Violence Against Migrant Sex Workers: Access, Safety, Dignity and Justice

This resource is a guide for community workers on common legal and social problems faced by migrant sex workers. It provides legal information on the following legal topics in the context of migrant sex workers' rights:

  • Criminal law
  • Immigration law and immigration status
  • Municipal law

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Available in:

English

Produced by:

Butterfly

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2020

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

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FCJ Refugee Centre

The FCJ Refugee Centre has information about refugee settlement and refugee protection, and features manuals, workshop presentations, and research of interest to refugees and front line workers.

Available in:

English, Français, Spanish

Produced by:

FCJ Refugee Centre

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2018

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Age of dependants in Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations

On October 24, 2017, the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations will change to reinstate the maximum age for a dependent child as under 22 years.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF, Web

Produced/Updated In:

2017

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Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s Online Help Centre

Citizenship and Immigration Canada's Online Help Centre is designed to answer questions about moving to Canada. It features several ways of finding information: You can search by keyword, by topic question and answer, and by what you wish to do in Canada, such as work, study, immigrate, visit, etc. There is also a section with the top 10...

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2017

Immigration Status and Relationship Breakdown: What Women Should Know

Recorded on May 29, 2017 - This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series discusses the different types of immigration status for non-citizen women in Canada and how status may be affected by their partner and the breakdown of their relationship.

Available in:

English

Produced by:

METRAC

Format:

Webinar

Produced/Updated In:

2017

Violence Against Non-status, Refugee and Immigrant Women

This website is intended to provide access to resources, trainings, websites, and documents on the issue of violence against newcomer women from initiatives all across Canada. The site will be contributed to and consulted by lawyers, women's rights organizations, community organizations, front-line settlement workers, researchers, and other...

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2017

Can a woman’s family court case have an impact on her immigration matter?

One of a series of FAQs from Luke's Place, this resource describes the ways a woman's family court case can affect her immigration matter.

Available in:

English

Produced by:

Luke's Place

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2015

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Canadian Council for Refugees Library

The Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) library has CCR documents, reports, and submissions on many topics, including:

  • Refugee protection in Canada
  • Resettlement
  • Family reunification
  • Enforcement and security
  • Citizenship
  • Trafficking
  • Settlement and integration

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2014

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Advocating for Refugee and Other Precarious Status Clients on Social Assistance Matters

Recorded on December 11, 2013 - A growing number of immigrant and refugee clients are having their benefits illegally terminated based on a misapplication of social assistance regulations.

Available in:

English

Format:

Audio, Video

Produced/Updated In:

2013

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