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What is an 'irregular arrival'?

What is an ‘irregular arrival’?

What is an ‘irregular arrival’?

In some situations, the Minister of Public Safety can designate a group of people who arrive together in Canada as an ‘irregular arrival’. This makes members of that group ’designated foreign nationals’ unless they fall into one of the exceptions set out below. Designated foreign nationals who make refugee claims have fewer rights than other refugee claimants.

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