The Halifax Refugee Clinic is launching a Speaker Series!
The first speaker event will concern the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act approved by Parliament in 2001, which created the Refugee Appeal Division. However in 2002, the government implemented the Act but not the sections that give refugee claimants the right to appeal to the Refugee Appeal Division.
Come hear a little bit about the background and history of the bill and then participate in our discussion on the best ways to get it implemented!
As discussions will revolve around the status of Bill C-280, the purpose of the Refugee Appeal Division, the government’s rationale for delaying implementation, and implications for non-implementation.
All Interested parties and legal counsel working in refugee and immigration law are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.
The Halifax Refugee Clinic provides free legal and settlement assistance to refugee claimants who are not able to afford a lawyer.
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