Working Group on Inland Protection

The Inland Protection Working Group provides a forum to exchange information, network and develop policy positions in the area of:

The protection of refugee claimants in Canada at all stages of the refugee process, including:

  • access to asylum in Canada
  • in-Canada refugee determination
  • post-claim recourses
  • family reunification
  • detention
  • removals
  • the regularization of persons with precarious status in Canada.

Read more about the activities of each Working Group.


Inland Protection Working Group co-chairs
Working Group Co-chairs: Jenny Jeanes and Nasrin Azar.

Some key current issues

Refugee Determination

Safe Third Country

Family Reunification


Legacy claimants




Consult the resolutions related to Inland Protection in the Resolutions Database.