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Refugee judge asks woman why her husband wouldn’t ‘just kill’ her

A Global News investigative report about Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Board failing to apply its internal guidelines for vulnerable claimants. https://globalnews.ca/news/6214393/refugee-judge-asks-woman-why-husband-wouldnt-kill-her/ Several CRS affiliated researchers contributed to the story, including Sharry Aiken, who persuasively argues that the problem is not with the guidelines themselves but with oversight for individual decision-makers, and Hilary Evans Cameron whose […]

Borderlines Podcast: How Much Does Immigrating Matter on Which Officer or Judge You Get? with Sean Rehaag

Sean Rehaag is an Associate Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School. His academic research focuses on empirical studies of immigration and refugee law decision-making processes. Sean, Deanna, Peter and Steven discuss his quantitative research which has used large data-sets to study extra-legal factors that influence outcomes in Canadian refugee adjudication. Does immigrating to Canada, getting […]