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Request Number: A-2017-03911

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Disposition: Disclosed in part

Year: 2018

Month: April

Number of Pages: 21

Request Summary: AMENDMENT TO REQUEST AS OF APRIL 3, 2018. Request should read as follow: I would like to know how many Turkish Interpreters who appeared before the Refugee Protection Division in Central Region were dismissed, suspended, or no longer invited back to the RPD for interpretation from December 1st, 2017 to March 20, 2018 and the reasons related to that decision. INITITAL REQUEST: I request the following: Information regarding the decision(s) (reasons, complaints, materials, etc.) to terminate, end, or not renew the contracts of Turkish interpreters who appeared before the Refugee Protection Division. For greater clarity, this request inquires after the 2018 decision to reduce the complement of Turkish interpreters who appear before the Refugee Protection Division.

Make an informal request for: A-2017-03911 (IRB)

Request Number: A-2017-03922

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Disposition: Disclosed in part

Year: 2018

Month: April

Number of Pages: 304

Request Summary: I need to obtain all positive and negative decisions rendered by the Immigration and Refugee Board in Montreal regarding Lebanon as the country of nationality of the claimants and Hezbollah as the agent of persecution. I would need the decisions rendered from 2010-03 to 2018-03.

Make an informal request for: A-2017-03922 (IRB)

Request Number: A-2017-04021

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Disposition: All disclosed

Year: 2018

Month: April

Number of Pages: 228

Request Summary: AMENDMENT TO REQUEST AS OF APRIL 5, 2018: I would like to obtain the names of all representatives (lawyers, consultants and others in refugee files (between January 15, 2018, and March 29, 2018) for the Eastern Region. I would also like to obtain the following information: 1. Open files before the RPD, the RAD, the ID and the IAD; 2. The dates on which those files were opened; and 3. The country of persecution or citizenship (by case); INITIAL REQUEST: Under the Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies and the protection of personal information, I would like to obtain the names of representatives in refugee files (between January 15, 2018, and March 29, 2018) for the Eastern Region. For lawyers, consultants and unpaid persons (who represented more than three claimants), I would like to obtain the following information: 1. The number of open files before the RPD, the ID, the RAD and the IAD; 2. The dates on which those files were opened; 3. The represented claimant's country of origin; and 4. The total number of active claims for each of the countries.

Make an informal request for: A-2017-04021 (IRB)

Request Number: A-2016-05086

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Disposition: All disclosed

Year: 2018

Month: March

Number of Pages: 2

Request Summary: Statistics regarding legacy claimants and the processing of their claims: 1) The number of legacy claimants who were waiting for a first hearing before the RPD as of December 15, 2012. 2) The number of legacy claimants who were waiting for a first hearing before the RPD as of December 15, 2016. 3) The number of legacy claimants whose claims have yet to be finalized by the RPD as of December 15, 2012 4) The number of legacy claimants whose claims have yet to be finalized by the RPD as of December 15, 2016. 5) The number of legacy claimants whose hearings were held at the RPD in the periods: a) December 15, 2012 - December 15, 2013 b) December 16, 2013 - December 15, 2014 c) December 16, 2014 - December 15, 2015 d) December 16, 2015 - December 15, 2016 6) The number of legacy claimants whose claims were finalized by the RPD in the periods: a) December 15, 2012 - December 15, 2013 b) December 16, 2013 - December 15, 2014 c) December 16, 2014 - December 15, 2015 d) December 16, 2015 - December 15, 2016 7) The grant rate of refugee claims made by legacy claimants whose claims were finalized by the RPD in the periods: a) December 15, 2012 - December 15, 2013 b) December 16, 2013 - December 15, 2014 c) December 16, 2014 - December 15, 2015 d) December 16, 2015 - December 15, 2016

Make an informal request for: A-2016-05086 (IRB)

Request Number: A-2016-05089

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Disposition: All disclosed

Year: 2018

Month: March

Number of Pages: 1

Request Summary: Statistics regarding the processing by the IRB of "referred back" legacy claimants: 1) The number of legacy claimants who were granted judicial review and referred back for rehearing before the RPD, in the periods: a) December 15, 2012 - December 15, 2013 b) December 16, 2013 - December 15, 2014 c) December 16, 2014 - December 15, 2015 d) December 16, 2015 - December 15, 2016 2) The number of legacy claimants who were referred back to the RPD whose rehearing were heard by the RPD in the periods: a) December 15, 2012 - December 15, 2013 b) December 16, 2013 - December 15, 2014 c) December 16, 2014 - December 15, 2015 d) December 16, 2015 - December 15, 2016 3) The number of legacy claimants who were granted judicial review and referred back for rehearing before the RPD, whose claims were finalized by the RPD in the periods: a) December 15, 2012 - December 15, 2013 b) December 16, 2013 - December 15, 2014 c) December 16, 2014 - December 15, 2015 d) December 16, 2015 - December 15, 2016 4) The grant rate for legacy claimants who were granted judicial review and referred back to the RPD whose claims were finalized by the RPD in the periods: a) December 15, 2012 - December 15, 2013 b) December 16, 2013 - December 15, 2014 c) December 16, 2014 - December 15, 2015 d) December 16, 2015 - December 15, 2016

Make an informal request for: A-2016-05089 (IRB)

Request Number: A-2016-05104

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Disposition: All disclosed

Year: 2018

Month: March

Number of Pages: 705

Request Summary: Statistics regarding the processing of new system refugee claimants whose claims are postponed by the board: 1) The number of times new system refugee claims were postponed in the periods: a) December 15, 2012 - December 15, 2013 b) December 16, 2013 - December 15, 2014 c) December 16, 2014 - December 15, 2015 d) December 16, 2015 - December 15, 2016 2) The average time span, under the new system, between a hearing being postponed and proceeding in the periods: a) December 15, 2012 - December 15, 2013 b) December 16, 2013 - December 15, 2014 c) December 16, 2014 - December 15, 2015 d) December 16, 2015 - December 15, 2016 In the event that statistics cannot be produce as requested for item 2, please provide as follows: - List of all cases that were postponed, the date of the scheduled hearing that was postponed and the date of the next hearing after the postponement, during the same periods as indicated above.

Make an informal request for: A-2016-05104 (IRB)

Request Number: A-2016-05114

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Disposition: All disclosed

Year: 2018

Month: March

Number of Pages: 1

Request Summary: Statistics regarding the processing by the IRB of new system claimants referred back to the RPD from the Federal Court: 1) The number of new system claimants who were granted judicial review and referred back for rehearing before the RPD, in the periods: a) December 15, 2012 - December 15, 2013 b) December 16, 2013 - December 15, 2014 c) December 16, 2014 - December 15, 2015 d) December 16, 2015 - December 15, 2016 2) The number of new system claimants who were granted judicial review and referred back for rehearing before the RPD, whose claims were reheard in the periods: a) December 15, 2012 - December 15, 2013 b) December 16, 2013 - December 15, 2014 c) December 16, 2014 - December 15, 2015 d) December 16, 2015 - December 15, 2016 3) The number of new system claimants who were granted judicial review and referred back for rehearing before the RPD, whose claims were finalized in the periods: a) December 15, 2012 - December 15, 2013 b) December 16, 2013 - December 15, 2014 c) December 16, 2014 - December 15, 2015 d) December 16, 2015 - December 15, 2016 4) The grant rate for new system claimants granted judicial review and referred back to the RPD whose claims were finalized by the RPD in the periods: a) December 15, 2012 - December 15, 2013 b) December 16, 2013 - December 15, 2014 c) December 16, 2014 - December 15, 2015 d) December 16, 2015 - December 15, 2016

Make an informal request for: A-2016-05114 (IRB)

Request Number: A-2016-05115

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Disposition: All disclosed

Year: 2018

Month: March

Number of Pages: 1

Request Summary: Statistics regarding the processing by the IRB of new system claimants referred back to the RPD from the RAD: 1) The number of new system claimants referred back to the RPD from the RAD, in the periods: a) December 15, 2012 - December 15, 2013 b) December 16, 2013 - December 15, 2014 c) December 16, 2014 - December 15, 2015 d) December 16, 2015 - December 15, 2016 2) The number of new system claimants referred back from the RAD, whose claims were reheard by the RPD, in the periods: a) December 15, 2012 - December 15, 2013 b) December 16, 2013 - December 15, 2014 c) December 16, 2014 - December 15, 2015 d) December 16, 2015 - December 15, 2016 3) The number of new system claimants referred back from the RAD to the RPD whose claims were finalized in the periods: a) December 15, 2012 - December 15, 2013 b) December 16, 2013 - December 15, 2014 c) December 16, 2014 - December 15, 2015 d) December 16, 2015 - December 15, 2016 4) The grant rate for new system claimants referred back from the RAD whose claims were finalized by the RPD in the periods: a) December 15, 2012 - December 15, 2013 b) December 16, 2013 - December 15, 2014 c) December 16, 2014 - December 15, 2015 d) December 16, 2015 - December 15, 2016.

Make an informal request for: A-2016-05115 (IRB)

Request Number: A-2017-01918

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Disposition: Disclosed in part

Year: 2018

Month: March

Number of Pages: 95

Request Summary: Any reports, studies, memo’s or analysis generated by the IRB since Jan 1, 2017 on the impact of the irregular border crossings on the backlog before the Board, including but not limited to documents that discuss the cost to the Board, backlogs in the system, wait times for hearings or impact on other lines of business at the IRB. Please include any documents prepared for the Immigration Minister, but also those for the IRB Chairperson or Deputy Chairs. Please provide the final version but if none exists, the most recent draft. Only records that have been created and or produced by the IRB are to be included in the records requested.

Make an informal request for: A-2017-01918 (IRB)

Request Number: A-2017-02770

Organization: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Disposition: Disclosed in part

Year: 2018

Month: March

Number of Pages: 86

Request Summary: I would like access to the final versions of briefing materials regarding asylum seekers that have been prepared for the IRB's chairperson, executive director, deputy chairperson of the Immigration Appeal Division and the deputy chairperson of the Refugee Protection Division from Sept. 1, 2017 to Dec. 7, 2017. Please exclude material considered to be matters of cabinet confidence, or subject to third-party consultations

Make an informal request for: A-2017-02770 (IRB)

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