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Challenging a decision in Federal Court

The Federal Court has the power to review final decisions on immigration or refugee status. This includes decisions made by:

  • the Refugee Appeal Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board
  • the Refugee Protection Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board when there is no right of appeal to the Refugee Appeal Division
  • Canada Border Services Agency or Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) (formerly Citizenship and Immigration Canada or CIC), finding claimants ineligible for a hearing at the Refugee Protection Division

Federal Court applications are complicated. It is important to have help from a lawyer with experience in Federal Court applications.

Last updated: Mar 1, 2016


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