Headlines

Reporting a Potential Security Risk for an IRB Proceeding
The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada has developed a new form to allow external parties to report potential security risks in relation to upcoming IRB proceedings.​

Policy on Disclosing Information Regarding the Conduct of Authorized Representatives to Regulatory Bodies
This policy sets out a predictable and transparent approach for IRB personnel to follow when disclosing information about the conduct of authorized representatives to their regulatory bodies.​

News for Counsel

Immigration Appeal Division Issues Notice Introducing an Additional Administrative Change to the Appeal ProcessThe Immigration Appeal Division (IAD) has issued a notice introducing an additional administrative change to the appeal process.
Contingency Plan for Strike by Correctional Officers in OntarioThe Immigration Division is putting a contingency plan in place in the event of a strike at provincial correctional institutions.
Transcript Pilot ProjectAs of November 1, 2015, the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) will be conducting a transcript pilot project over a six month period.
Reporting a Potential Security Risk for an IRB ProceedingThe Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada has developed a new form to allow external parties to report potential security risks in relation to upcoming IRB proceedings.

Notices

National Documentation Package Update - January 29, 201629 January 2016 - The National Documentation Packages for the following countries have been updated: Argentina, Armenia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Germany, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, Sierra Leone, Sweden, Tunisia, Uruguay and Yemen.
National Documentation Package Update - December 23, 201523 December 2015 - The National Documentation Packages for the following countries have been updated: Barbados, Bermuda, Côte d'Ivoire, Honduras, Kenya, Malta, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, South Sudan and Syria.
National Documentation Package Update - November 30, 2015 30 November 2015 - The National Documentation Packages for the following countries have been updated: Angola, Bulgaria, Grenada, Ireland, Japan, Lebanon, Libya, Nigeria, Palestine, Paraguay, Senegal, South Africa and United Kingdom.

Highlights

Refugee Claimant's Kit 
Refugee Claim: Appellant's Kit 
2014–15 Departmental Performance Report 

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