Category: Refugees

Ukrainians in Canada: CUAET and Permanent Residency

Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, millions of Ukranians have left the country in order to seek shelter and safety for themselves and their families. In an effort to provide support to Ukrainians fleeing the war, the Government of Canada introduced the Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET). The CUAET is an […]

Russian Political Refugee Claims

The War in Ukraine Since the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, our firm has been focused on assisting Ukrainians affected by the war. We recorded several videos addressing IRCC announcements, relayed information via the media, and setup a Telegram group to share information and guidance. Given the technical nature of the refugee determination process, […]

IRCC Refused My Application for Misrepresentation: What Can I Do Now?

Over the past few years, we have seen a significant increase in misrepresentation-based bars under section 40 (1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA). This is often based on section 16 (1) of the IRPA (which we’ll come back to). In this post, we’ll summarize misrepresentation, the main issues surrounding it, and our […]