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Found 12 record(s)

Req # A-2016-05722

The statistical breakdown of the following information: 1) Since May 25, 2009, for Member Larry James Campbell: a) the number of decisions made; b) the number of Appeals granted and copy of decisions; c) the number of Appeals dismissed. 2) All culture & gender sensitivity training carried out/attended by Member Campbell.

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

1284 page(s)
November 2018

Req # A-2017-03058

Please provide all documents and records related to complaints against Immigration and Refugee Board members between 2012-2017. We are looking for all members in the ID, RPD, RAD and IAD. Please exclude all media reports Clarification rec'd January 10, 2018 We are looking for all members in the ID, RPD, RAD and IAD

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

773 page(s)
November 2018

Req # A-2018-01953

Listing or IRB file numbers, member names and Federal Court file numbers for all RPD and RAD matters which were the subject of successfull judicial review applications from January 1st 2015 to present (October 10, 2018)

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

24 page(s)
November 2018

Req # A-2018-01960

In the audit of long term detention cases before the Immigration Division, the auditor writes the following: Perhaps the most glaring example is a hearing at which danger to the public is added as reason for detention, for the first time, after a person has already been held for more than a year. There is no new event; CBSA does not argue for the additional ground. The decision cites an extensive history of convictions occurring "not that long ago", without seeming to seriously take into account that almost all convictions took place more than 10 years earlier. The Member .states: ''Of course I will maintain the ground of danger ... " without apparently realizing that he is adding a new ground. He gives no basis for deciding differently. In this case, the ground of public danger is then maintained in subsequent hearings, based on consistency with this decision. In more than one hearing, the detained person tries to challenge the public danger finding. She is unrepresented. At one hearing, her submissions to the effect that she is not a public danger and has never hurt anyone are abruptly cut off. This hearing is presided over by the very presiding Member who first added public danger as a ground; he chides her for not understanding the basis on which she was considered to be a public danger, saying: "You've been through this process of detention review many times now ... I believe you should know that you don't need to have killed someone to be considered to be a danger to the public. You should know that." And yet it was this presiding Member who added public danger as a ground without giving any basis for coming to a different decision on this than at all previous reviews and without any submissions from either party. I have emphasized two passages. I request the full transcripts from which these two quotations are drawn.

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

32 page(s)
November 2018

Req # A-2018-02082

I am writing to formally request information on the following statistics, regarding unaccompanied minor refugee children making refugee claims at the Immigration and Refugee Board: • The number of unaccompanied minor refugee claimants referred to the IRB in Canada (all regions) in 2016 and 2017, respectively. • The number of unaccompanied minor refugee claimants.referred to the IRB in Ontario (central region) in 2016 and 2017, respectively. • The number of unaccompanied minor refugee claimants referred to the IRB in Canada (all regions) from January 1, 2018 to September 30; 2018. • The number of unaccompanied minor refugee claimants referred to the IRB in Ontario (central region) from January 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018.

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

1 page(s)
November 2018

Req # A-2017-01493

All records related to the qualifications and standards of all Kurdish language interpreters used by the RPD in refugee claims for Jan 1, 2015 to present. Please include the interpreters tests, audits and assessments.

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

129 page(s)
November 2017

Req # A-2017-01534

Copies of all written English language decisions for refugee claims where a country of reference was Yemen, provided that they were decided between March 1, 2017 to August 29, 2017. Please include RAD and RPD decisions.

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

639 page(s)
November 2017

Req # A-2017-02170

Copies of multiple RPD decisions.

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

310 page(s)
November 2017

Req # A-2017-02172

All documents concerning political groups, parties, or organizations in Tunisia including or affiliated with Ennahda, the Renaissance Party, or the Movement of Islamic Tendency. Timeframe: January 1, 2011 to October 18, 2017.

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

34 page(s)
November 2017

Req # A-2017-02228

Obtain a table with details on the alleged country of persecution of and the grounds raised by the claimants included in the table titled “statistics on refugee claims by irregular border crossers,” on the following page: http://www.irb-cisr.gc.ca/Eng/res/stat/Pages/Irregular-border-crosser-statistics.aspx.

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

1461 page(s)
November 2017