October 16, 2018

CCR Virtual Meeting: Implementation of the CBSA’s Alternatives to Detention Program

CCR members are invited to participate in a virtual meeting on Friday 26 October on detention. This meeting will be an opportunity to hear about the […]
October 16, 2018

AMSSA – Webinar: Navigating the Settlement Needs of Refugee Claimants

AMSSA has released a video of their webinar from February 2018, titled “Navigating the Settlement Needs of Refugee Claimants” Speakers from this webinar include: Erin C. […]
October 12, 2018

Options Community Services: Employment and Language Connection Cafe for Refugee Claimants

Options Community Services is hosting an Employment and Language Connection Cafe for Refugee Claimants. For more information and to register, please contact Dennis Juarez at 604-954-0484 or […]
October 2, 2018

VAST / Options Community Services – Getting Through It

VAST is hosting “Getting Through It” which is a stress management session for refugees, in partnership with Options Community Services. Date: Friday October 26 Time: 11am […]
September 6, 2018

Report: MAPBC – Refugee Claimant Housing Forum Report and Action Plan

MAP (The Multi-Agency Partnership), comprised of 40+ representatives of government and non government refugee claimant-serving agencies, has released a new report: Refugee Claimant Housing Forum Report […]
August 28, 2018

BC Refugee Hub – Refugee Claimant Bulletin (April – June 2018)

The BC Refugee Hub has compiled statistics for refugee claimant arrivals in British Columbia in the newest edition of the refugee claimant bulletin. Items featured in […]
July 28, 2018

Ready Tours for Refugee Claimants – Register Now

Next READY Tour: Friday, August 24th, 2018 | 9:15am Register Now READY Tours at the Immigration and Refugee Board – Refugee Protection Division (Vancouver) are for refugee claimants […]
July 1, 2018

The Multi-Agency Partnership (MAP)

The Multi-Agency Partnership (MAP) is comprised of representatives of refugee claimant serving agencies working to: identify the shifting needs of refugee claimants; coordinate efforts; share knowledge; […]
May 20, 2018

Infographic: UNHCR Canada – Making an asylum claim in Canada

January 2018 – UNHCR Canada: Making an asylum claim in Canada
May 20, 2018

Infographic: UNHCR Canada – What happens when you make an asylum claim at the border

January 2018 – UNHCR Canada – What happens when you make an asylum claim at the border?  
May 20, 2018

Infographic: UNHCR Canada – Who can make an asylum claim at the border

January 2018 – UNHCR Canada – Who can make an asylum claim at the border?  
May 20, 2018

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) – Refugee Appeals Statistics

Refugee Appeals Statistics The Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) decides appeals from decisions of the Refugee Protection Division (RPD) to allow or reject claims for refugee protection. The RAD […]
May 20, 2018

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) – Refugee Protection Claims Statistics

Refugee Protection Claims Statistics: This website provides refugee claim statistics released by IRB under the “new system claims” (claims that are referred to the RPD on […]
May 20, 2018

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) – Appellant’s Guide and Kit

The IRB’s Appellant’s Guide is for people who are appealing decisions of the Refugee Protection Division (RPD) to the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) of the Immigration and Refugee […]
May 20, 2018

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) – Claimant’s Kit

The IRB’s Claimant’s Guide is for people who are claiming refugee protection under Canada’s new refugee determination system, which came into effect on December 15, 2012. It […]
May 20, 2018

Journey Home Community Association – Refugee Claimant Sponsorship Program

Journey Home Community Association has an innovative Refugee Claimant Sponsorship Program. The Refugee Claimant Sponsorship Program trains and equips churches and sponsorship groups to extend a welcoming hand […]
May 20, 2018

Infographic: IRCC – Claiming Asylum – No Automatic Stay in Canada

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada – IRCC has created the following infographic to outline the steps for all refugee claimants or asylum seekers in Canada and […]
May 20, 2018

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) – Information and Resources for Refugee Claimants

The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is Canada’s largest independent administrative tribunal. It is comprised of four tribunals or “Divisions” and is responsible for […]
May 20, 2018

Canadian Council for Refugees – Refugee Determination System: A Practical Guide

Canadian Council for Refugees – Refugee Determination System: A Practical Guide This information is intended for front line workers who support refugee claimants and other vulnerable migrants. […]
May 20, 2018

Ready for my Refugee Hearing – Ready Tours Guide

Ready for my Refugee Hearing – Ready Tours Guide: Refugee hearing preparation guide is a step-by-step guide for refugee claimants. This guide is available in 11 languages. Also […]