News in Immigration and Refugee Law
U of T study finds that cuts to local immigration partnerships may negatively impact newcomers to Toronto
Cutting funding and amalgamating Local Immigration Partnerships (LIPs) will likely negatively affect the estimated 75,000 newcomers to Toronto each year, a University of Toronto study has found.
Newlyweds who move to Canada to live with a spouse will have to stay in the relationship for at least two years – or risk being kicked out of the country – under controversial new rules introduced Friday morning.
A Federal Court justice has decided that it was time for mercy - Valentina Laguto's situation was so unique that it could not be ignored.
Date Thursday, November 29 - Saturday, December 1, 2012
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The Canadian Council for Refugees Fall Consulation will take place in Toronto. Register before November 9 to take advantage of reduced fees.
Immigration Minister Jason Kenney is seeking a new power to bar certain people from entering Canada, an authority critics say he already has.
The CBC's The Current tells of one man's experience as a temporary foreign worker in Canada, followed by an interview with Fay Faraday, lawyer and expert on temporary foreign workers.
The Canadian Council for Refugees today expressed its concern that the new citizenship language requirements will place additional burdens on refugees and other vulnerable newcomers.
CLEO is pleased to announce its new or updated resources, now available on our website to view and print. They can also be ordered through our online order forms, free of charge.
Would-be Canadians will be required to submit tangible proof of how well they speak English or French beginning this November.
The House of Commons' public safety committee has recommended electronic ankle bracelets as a way to curb the number of denied refugee claimants who don't comply with removal orders.