Sponsoring a foreign spouse to Canada: Reasonable Doubt

Anything but the most traditional of relationships often face scrutiny from immigration officers: NOW Magazine's Reasonable Doubt column.

Posted:
February 22, 2018
Article source:
NOW

Ottawa to present plan to end policy that rejects immigrants on medical grounds by April, Hussen says

But the NDP wants quicker action to end the "discriminatory" clause.cbc

Posted:
February 16, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Mother fears Canadian government could force her family to leave due to son's disability

A university professor who moved to Canada fears her family could be forced to leave because of her son's disability if the government doesn't change a "discriminatory" immigration policy.

Posted:
February 15, 2018
Article source:
Global News

Legal clinic challenges part of Income Tax Act

A legal clinic is challenging the constitutionality of part of the Income Tax Act that bars refugee claimants from receiving Canada child benefits.

Posted:
February 13, 2018
Article source:
Law Times

New and Revised CLEO Publications - February 13, 2018

CLEO is pleased to announce new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge. For a complete list of our publications, please visit www.cleo.on.ca.

Posted:
February 13, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Permanent Residence Changes for Caregivers

Settlement.org has provided links to information to use if you are a caregiver in the Caring for Children Program or the Caring for People with High Medical Needs Program.

Posted:
February 08, 2018
Article source:
Settlement.Org

Refugees facing delays in working and supporting families due to 'pointless' mistakes on work permits

Eritrean refugees to Canada are going without valid work permits — in some cases for months — because their passports don't follow the Canadian format.

Posted:
January 31, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Lawyers allege 'sexist,' 'aggressive' behaviour by powerful immigration, refugee judges

Immigration lawyers say most judges at the IRB conduct themselves professionally, but the behaviour of some questions whether immigrants and refugees are receiving fair and impartial hearings.

Posted:
January 29, 2018
Article source:
Global News

York first Canadian university to give 'Dreamers' a chance at a degree

A pilot project at York University — the first such program in Canada — allows 10 young people whose immigration status is uncertain to study for a degree.

Posted:
January 16, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Decision-maker slammed as 'moral police' for refusing immigration to HIV-positive man

The HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario, an intervenor, said people with the virus are a dominant group negatively affected by immigration's "medical inadmissibility" policy that prevents them from immigrating.

Posted:
January 15, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star