Emerging Developments in Immigration and Refugee Case Law and the Broader Implications in an Administrative Law Context

October 28, 2021 4:45pm

Andrew Brouwer
Senior Counsel, Refugee Law
Office of Legal Aid Ontario

Maureen Silcoff
Past President
Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers
Instructor, Immigration and Refugee Law
Lincoln Alexander School of Law

Heather Gibbs
Assistant Deputy Chairperson, Immigration Division
Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Antoine Collins
Member (Adjudicator), Refugee Protection Division
Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
President
Ottawa Chapter, Canadian Black Lawyers Association

Federal Court of Appeal issued a decision in Canada (Citizenship and Immigration) v. Canadian Council for Refugees, 2021 FCA 72 reaffirming that the application of the Safe Third Country Agreement at Canadian and U.S. land ports of entry remains in effect.

  • Redefining jurisdiction
  • Challenging state action
  • What is open to review