Nairobi report - model letter

(date) Address to use: The Honourable Jason Kenney, P.C., M.P. Minister for Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Citizenship and Immigration Canada Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 1L1 Greeting to use: Dear Minister, Some points you might include in your letter: - Say you are writing about the impacts that long processing time at Canada’s Nairobi visa office are having on families and communities in Canada and abroad. - Explain your/your organization’s interest in this issue. - Mention that you endorse the CCR report Nairobi: Protection delays, protection denied and urge the Minister to take action to address the long delays at Nairobi. (Include a copy of the CCR’s report ‘Nairobi: Protection delays, protection denied’ with your letter. Yon can download copies at: - Urge the Minister to also review refugee and immigration programs to ensure that access is equitable and that Canadian anti-discrimination and anti-racism policies are fully respected. Yours sincerely, (your name and organization)