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This team contributes leading decisions from Canada

Canada's Most Recent Decision

The most recent decision from Canada is Luis Alberto Hernandez Febles v Minster of Citizenship and Immigration, a decision rendered in Canada by the Federal Court of Appeal on Dec 7, 2012, involving an applicant from Cuba. A brief summary of the facts of the case is: Cuban man granted refugee status in the United States, but lost his status when convicted of assault with a deadly weapon, and now excluded from protection in Canada.

Courts in Canada

Supreme Court
Federal Court of Appeal
Federal Court
Immigration and Refugee Board

The National Coordinators for Canada are:

Catherine Dauvergne

Dr. Dauvergne holds the Canada Research Chair in Migration Law. She joined the Faculty in 2002 from the University of Sydney. Catherine completed her Ph.D. in Law at the Australian National University and her Read More Read more

Michel Shore

Born March 21, 1948 in Paris, France. Education at Collège Notre-Dame (B.A.), Université de Montréal (LLL) and McGill University (M.A.). Called to the Quebec Bar in 1976. 1988 to 2003, member and coordinator Read More Read more

Sarah Marsden

Sarah Marsden is a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Law at the Unversity of British Columbia. Her studies focus on precarious labour migration in Canada and as a global phenomenon, drawing on Read More Read more