Inland Protection

Access to an appeal on humanitarian grounds (criminality cases)

Resolution number: 
May 2011
  1. Permanent residents who are found to be inadmissible on grounds of serious criminality or organized crime are denied access to the Immigration Appeal Division;
  2. Convention refugees in Canada can be removed for reasons of serious criminality if there is a danger opinion against them;
Therefore be it resolved: 

That the CCR call for refugees and permanent residents facing removal on the basis of serious criminality or organized crime to have access to the IAD for consideration of humanitarian and compassionate factors.

Working Group: