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Refugee Protection Division and Refugee Appeal Division Interface MeetingsThe deputy chairpersons of the Refugee Protection Division and the Refugee Appeal Division have recently begun to meet to ensure that they are each aware of the pressures and priorities facing the other division.
Release of Three Jurisprudential GuidesPlease be advised that on July 18, 2017, the Chairperson of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada identified three decisions of the Refugee Appeal Division as Jurisprudential Guides.
Electronic Submission of Documents to the Refugee Protection DivisionThe Refugee Protection Division (RPD) has issued a practice notice to allow the submission of documents electronically using Canada Post’s epost Connect service.
Adoption of Electronic Signatures by the IADThe Immigration Appeal Division is changing the way its members sign their reasons for decision.
Reduced Capacity at the Immigration Appeal Division, Western RegionAt this time, the Immigration Appeal Division (IAD) of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada has reduced capacity to conduct oral hearings from its Vancouver and Calgary offices.

Notices

National Documentation Packages Update - 30 June 2017The National Documentation Packages for the following countries have been updated: Bahrain, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Gabon, Greece, Haiti, Malawi, Mongolia, Spain, Tajikistan, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
Notice – Three-member panel provides RAD members with new guidance on the role of the RADOn June 22, 2016, the Chairperson of the IRB ordered that the appeal in decision No. TB6-03419/20/21/22 be conducted before a panel of three members of the RAD.
National Documentation Packages Update - 31 May 201731 May 2017 - The National Documentation Packages for the following countries have been updated:Belarus, Cuba, Finland, Gambia, Georgia, India, Italy, Montenegro, Morocco, Republic of the Congo, Serbia, Singapore, Uzbekistan and Venezuela.
Notice – Results of IAD Three-Member Panel (MB5-05031)The Chairperson of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada ordered that Immigration Appeal Division (IAD) file no. MB5-05031 be heard by a three-member panel.

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2017–18 Departmental Plan

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