Immigration

More funding needed for legal aid amidst pandemic, letters say

More funding needed for legal aid amidst pandemic, letters say

Interest rate cuts, end of federal funds compound pressure on legal aid providers

Divergence in decisions by immigration and border officials frustrate lawyers

Divergence in decisions by immigration and border officials frustrate lawyers

Clients find visas approved only to be turned away at the border

Legal Aid Ontario introduces temporary procedural changes to help lawyers during the COVID-19 crisis

Legal Aid Ontario introduces temporary procedural changes to help lawyers during the COVID-19 crisis

Lawyers may now temporarily apply for legal aid on behalf of in-custody clients

Refugee lawyers lament decision to suspend asylum at Canada-U.S. border for COVID-19 containment

Refugee lawyers lament decision to suspend asylum at Canada-U.S. border for COVID-19 containment

Government should not have to choose between fighting COVID-19 and upholding human rights, CARL said

‘Protect refugees and vulnerable populations,’ Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers urges Trudeau

‘Protect refugees and vulnerable populations,’ Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers urges Trudeau

CARL’s letter proposes specific statutory amendments to immigration and refugee law

New entry-and-exit data collection a ‘game changer’ for immigration law, say lawyers

New entry-and-exit data collection a ‘game changer’ for immigration law, say lawyers

FOCUS ON IMMIGRATION - New regulations will be fully in effect by June 2020