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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. (Since 1 August 2014, the maximum age has been under 19 years). The Canadian Council for Refugees has prepared a document providing detailed practical information about the change, particularly with regard to people who have applications in process when the regulation changes on 24 October 2017.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

This know-your-rights guide is for non-U.S. citizens coming to Canada from the United States to make a refugee claim. It has four sections:

  • Coming by a port of entry
  • Making a refugee claim at a port of entry
  • Entering Canada somewhere other than at a regular port of entry
  • Protecting yourself
Available in:
English, français (français), Amharic (Amharic), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Haitian Creole (kreyòl ayisyen), Kurdish (Sorani) (Kurdish (Sorani)), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino), Tamil (தமிழ்), Tigryna (Tigryna), Twi (Twi), Urdu (اردو), Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)
Produced by:
No One Is Illegal
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF

The CBA Child Rights Toolkit has been developed to improve children's access to justice in Canada. It is for professionals working in legal and administrative decision-making who want to implement a child-rights based approach in practice and strengthen their advocacy for children. 

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

This resource offers basic information about what being charged with a crime in Canada can mean for a person's immigration status. It explains what a removal order does and what can be done to protect one's status and stay in Canada.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو)

This resource offers basic information about sponsoring family members who are outside Canada to come and live here as permanent residents. It includes sections on who can be sponsored, the sponsor’s responsibilities, what can happen if sponsors cannot support the people they sponsored, and where to get help in many languages.

Available in:
English, français (français)

This resource is for front-line workers working with women who have experienced family violence and do not have permanent resident status in Canada. It explains some of the differences between making a refugee claim and making an application on humanitarian and compassionate (H&C) grounds and when and where to refer a woman for legal help.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

The federal government has made changes to the law that will benefit people who want to bring their children to Canada. This update explains the changes.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

The Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) has prepared some Frequently Asked Questions about refugee claimants arriving from the U.S.

The questions include:

  • Why are there more people crossing from US into Canada to make refugee claims?
  • Why do people cross irregularly?
  • What is the Safe Third Country Agreement?​
  • Why is the US not safe for refugees?
  • What happens to refugee claimants who cross irregularly?
  • What are the security concerns when refugee claimants cross irregularly?
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

This is an online tool for refugee support workers and others who assist refugee claimants in preparing for their hearing. It includes a series of instructional and case study videos, along with a suite of supporting written resources. It is aimed at helping trainees understand:

  • the basics of a refugee claim,
  • the evidence that supports a claim,
  • how to support the gathering and submission of evidence, and
  • what happens at the refugee hearing.

These resources can be used on their own or together with other training material.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2016
Format:
Web

This section of the Settlement.org website, provides information about how to sponsor a spouse, common-law or conjugal partner, or dependent child living outside of Canada. It explains that Family Class immigrants are people sponsored to come to, or remain in Canada by a relative who is a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada. Links are also provided to additional information on the following topics:

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced by:
Settlement.Org
Produced In:
2016
Format:
Web