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Significant Changes to Refugee Determination in Canada

    The Protecting Canada’s Immigration System Act (PCISA), Bill C-31 became law on June 28, 2012. Some parts of the new Act came into force immediately, and other parts of the Act will come into force later this year; most likely in mid-December.

    Amnesty International believes that PCISA falls far short of Canada’s international human rights and refugee protection obligations and will result in serious violations of the rights of refugees and migrants. 

    For more information please see:

    Canadian Council for Refugees
    Canadian Association for Refugee Lawyers

    You can learn more about Amnesty International’s concerns here.