Practical Information

Frequently Asked Questions, from 2017 or from 2009 (This document is intended to give basic information to people considering making a refugee claim in Canada or to their advisors)

See also: Notice to persons in the US who wish to claim refugee status at the Canadian border (version in Spanish; version in creole)

See also the Canadian government's guide

Strategies for intervening in family reunification cases: Practical guide
This guide addresses: A. Children overseas separated from refugee parents in Canada; B. Excluded family members (s. 117(9)(d)); C. Landing of refugees with family members whose files are not finalized; D. DNA testing; E. Beginning processing of dependants overseas of protected persons.