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Glossary

The Refugee Claim Process

The Refugee Claim Process

Flow chart showing the key stages of a claim.

Your Refugee Hearing

Your Refugee Hearing

Take an online tour of a refugee hearing room in Toronto and find information to help you prepare for a hearing.

Ready Tour

Ready Tour is a free program that helps you prepare for your refugee hearing. Register now.

You can also register for a free session on how to prepare for an appeal at the RAD.

Related websites

Click here for information about getting legal help. Refugee claimants should try to get legal help with their claims.

Your Legal Rights – Immigration and refugee law resources www.yourlegalrights.on.ca/immigration-and-refugee-law
A project of CLEO, Your Legal Rights is a website of free legal information for people in Ontario. This website has free, practical, and easy-to-find legal information produced by hundreds of organizations across Ontario.

Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) www.ccrweb.ca/en/home
The CCR website includes many resources produced by the CCR and member organizations on the rights of refugees.

Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers (CARL) www.carl-acaadr.ca/
The CARL website has news, advocacy and research on refugee issues.

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/menu-eng.html
The CBSA website has information for visitors to Canada about entry requirements and visas.

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) www.cic.gc.ca/english/index-can.asp
The CIC site includes forms and guides for applications.

Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) www.irb-cisr.gc.ca/eng/pages/index.aspx
The IRB website includes the Basis of Claim Form, Claimant’s Guides, and IRB guidelines and policies.

Law Facts: Refugee law www.lawfacts.ca/refugee
This Legal Aid Ontario website offers information resources for refugees.

Settlement.org www.settlement.org
The Settlement.org website provides newcomers with information and resources to settle in Ontario.

Settlement at work  www.settlementatwork.org
Settlement at Work provides news, events and resources for professionals in the settlement sector of Ontario.

 

 



Last updated: Nov 24, 2016

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