Protected persons documents

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Resolution number: 
13
June 2005
Whereas: 
  1. Protected Persons require Protected Persons Status documents to apply for Canada Student Loans and for Canadian refugee travel documents;
  2. Some Protected Persons, particularly those with landing delays (for whatever reason),are issued Protected Persons Status documents with a validity of six months;
  3. The six month limit prevents both acquisition of loans and the ability to travel outside of Canada:
Therefore be it resolved: 

That the CCR request that Citizenship and Immigration Canada adopt as policy that all Protected Persons Status documents have a validity for a minimum of two years.

Working Group: 
Inland Protection