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Canada: Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act

28 June 2012 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation

Francis Ojo Ogunrinde v. Canada (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness; Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Application for judicial review of decision which denied Pre-Removal Risk Assessment. Application granted on basis that treatment of evidence was unreasonable.

15 June 2012 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) | Countries: Canada - Nigeria

Saleem v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Application for review of decision of the Immigration and Refugee Board. Application granted on basis that the Board’s IFA finding was unreasonable.

8 June 2012 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Criminal justice - Honour killings - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) | Countries: Canada - Pakistan

Jonatan Guzman Portillo v. Minister of Citizenship and Immigration

4 June 2012 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Gang related violence | Countries: Canada - El Salvador

Cruz v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Application for review of decision of Immigration and Refugee Board regarding applicant and two minor children. Application granted on basis that the Board failed to properly analyse children’s situation with respect to the availability of state protection in Mexico.

30 May 2012 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Domestic violence - State protection | Countries: Canada - Mexico

Pathmanathan v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Application for review of decision of the Immigration and Refugee Board. Application granted on basis that Board failed to address forwardlooking risk and the assess the independent evidence to support such claim.

3 May 2012 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Persecution based on political opinion - Tamil | Countries: Canada - Sri Lanka

UNHCR Submission on Bill C-31 : Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act

May 2012 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Comments on National Legislation

Profitt v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Application for review of decision of the Immigration and Refugee Board. Application granted on basis that the Board failed to provide adequate reasons regarding conclusion of exclusion under Article 1F(b) and to not follow the Jayasekara doctrine.

30 April 2012 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Domestic violence - Exclusion clauses - Gender-based persecution - Serious non-political crime | Countries: Canada - Guyana

Talo v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Application for review of decision of the Immigration and Refugee Board. Application granted on basis that decision was made in reviewable error for two reasons: no proper application was conducted of the Chairperson’s Gender Guidelines, and no fair analysis was given to available evidence.

24 April 2012 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Child prostitution - Domestic violence - Gender-based persecution - State protection - Trafficking in persons | Countries: Albania - Canada

M.P.W. v. Canada

13 April 2012 | Judicial Body: UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Canada - Mexico

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