There has been an ongoing debate on whether asylum seekers are fully protected against non-refoulement if there is no guarantee that justice can be exercised and will be fully respected and upheld. Sylvie Sarolea, a Professor at Université catholique de Louvain will talk about this during an event organized by by the University of Ottawa Refugee Hub.
Refugee claims based on sexual orientation and gender identity are the most complex and difficult cases that the Immigration and Refugees Board (IRB) gets. The Centre for Refugee Studies is organizing a seminar to discuss the common pitfalls that the IRB makes to assess these claims.
For many refugee claimants, their hearing can be quite stressful.
To help them prepare for the D-Day, FCJ refugee Centre is simulating a refugee hearing.
This will be a great opportunity for participants to learn:
What will happen during their refugee hearing
How to prepare for their hearing
Who can participate in their hearing
FCJ Refugee Centre is organizing a free orientation for refugee claimants appealing the negative decision to the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) of the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB).
This information session will enable refugees to know:
What they need to do to appeal their negative decision
What documents they need for their appeal
What happens during an appeal to the RAD
Refugee claimants who received a negative response are invited by FCJ Refugee Centre to an information session.
Participants will be able to learn more on:
What they should do if they received a negative decision on their hearing
Where they should go if they want to appeal
Who can help them prepare an appeal
Are they eligible for an appeal
The Romero House (RH) is organizing an information session on refugee housing in Toronto.
Participants will be asked to ponder on the following questions:
What do you think the city’s priorities need to be?
How ca the city of Toronto improve housing opportunities?
This free session will be facilitated by a community partner.
Cathay House, a communal residence that provides transitional housing for women refugee claimants and convention refugees is organizing its spring gala.
Participants will be able to make the most of:
Three course meal
Date : Sunday, 9th of June, 2019
Time: 4:30 p.m to 8:00 p.m
On top of being complex, refugee hearings can be quite a source of anxiety for refugee claimants.
Most of them go through anxiety, fear, and emotional anguish.
To help assist the claimants, Matthew House has developed a Refugee Hearing Program (RHP).
This program aims to prepare claimants for their hearing before the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB).
This training will provide an overview of the Refugee Hearing Program (RHP) and the refugee determination process.
Building Migration Resilience In Cities Partnership (BMRC/IRMU) in collaboration with International Migration Research Centre (BMRC/IRMU) and the Balsillie School Of International Affairs (BSIA) are organizing a workshop on Fostering Gender Responsiveness In Migration Resilience, Research, and Action.
The workshop will focus on: gender-responsiveness and intersectionality, and fostering resilience among newcomers in the region.
Emphasis will be laid on temporary migrants (low and high skill), international students, and refugee claimants.