Immigration Appeal

Immigration Appeal Process in Canada

If you receive an adverse outcome in your immigration case, whether inside or outside Canada, you may have grounds to request an immigration appeal process in Canada through the Immigration Appeal Division or the Federal Court of Canada, depending on the nature of the decision. The Immigration Appeal Division (IAD) has several types of appeals on immigration-related issues. They include:
  • Family class sponsorship appeal against application refusal by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
  • Removal orders and appeals were made against convention refugees, permanent residents, protected persons, and permanent resident visa holders.
  • Permanent residents appeal against IRRC officials who are found not to fulfill their residency obligations.
  • The Minister of Public Safety appeals against immigration decisions at admissibility hearings by the Immigration Division (ID) of IRB, where the ID concludes that a person is not inadmissible.
Immigration Appeal process in Canada

Grounds For Appeal

Who Cannot File An Appeal?

The IAD may allow an appeal that may depend on questions of law, fact, or mixed law and fact, or also provide special relief based on humanitarian and compassionate considerations under its fair jurisdiction. The IAD cannot consider humanitarian and compassionate factors until verifying that the appellant is a family class member and the sponsor fulfills the regulation requirements.
The IAD will not accept the appeal of a permanent resident, foreign national, or a sponsor if they involve any of the following circumstances:
  • Inadmissible
  • Violated human rights, or international rights,
  • Become a part of any criminal activity or organized criminality
  • Imprisoned for two years or more
  • Misrepresentation

Submit Notice Of Appeal

If you want to file an appeal to the IAD under International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA), the sponsor must be required to submit an officer’s written notice of refusal appeal to the IRB registry as soon as the appellant receives the reasons for the rejection of an application within 30 days. The IAD will provide the notice of appeal and written reasons for application rejection to the C&I Minister promptly against receipt of the documents.

Submit Evidence on Time

The person should submit the documents with the IAD within 20 days before receiving the written statement of hearing telling how and when the documents are provided to the other party.
Medical documents need to submit within 60 days of the refusal of inadmissibility for health grounds before the hearing. The earlier submission of medical documents provides enough time for parties to assess any new medical proof in advance of the hearing and, consequently, to help prevent delays.

Move Immigration Services Consultants Will Help To File An Appeal

Move Immigration Services help clients at every stage of the immigration appeal process in Canada, including the Immigration Appeal Division, Refugee Protection Division, Removal Order appeals, Residency appeals, and Immigration Refugee Board. We know how to help our clients; that’s why we vigorously discuss their cases such as deportations, refusals, refugee matters, and other issues. We review your case and assign a professional and experienced immigration consultant who provides you with some legal opinion regarding your appeal options and possibilities of success.
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Canada Pre-Removal Risk Assessment

A Pre-Removal Risk Assessment (PRRA) is an assessment to ensure that foreign nationals who get a notification to remove from Canada do not face the risk of persecution, torture, or punishment when they return to the country. If the application of Canada Pre-Removal Risk Assessment is accepted, the foreign national will become a protected person and may be eligible to apply for Canadian permanent residence.

PRRA Eligibility Criteria: Who Can Apply?

PRRA Eligibility Criteria: Who Can not Apply?

A Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officer decides whether an individual is eligible for Pre-Removal Risk Assessment after they begin the removal process from Canada. Also, they review each case and determine if the 12-month waiting period applies to you or not. The 12-month waiting period only applies to those if:
    You withdraw your refugee
  • claim or reject it by the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB).
  • You abandon or leave another PRRA application.
  • The Federal Court does not accept your request to review your refugee claim or PRRA decision.
If the 12-month waiting period applies to you, during this time, you would not be able to submit a PRRA application until the waiting period completes.
The person may not apply for a PRRA if:
  • Made a refugee claim found to be ineligible for referral to the IRB because you visited Canada from a safe third country;
  • Were discovered to be a Convention refugee in another country, to which you may return;
  • Are you a protected individual; or
  • Are subject to the expatriation

Criteria for Applying

If an individual deports from Canada, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) calls to come into their offices for a pre-removal interview, at which the eligible person is provided with a Pre-Removal Risk Assessment application to complete.
The person will have to apply within 15 days. After PPRA submission, an individual will have additional 15 days to submit written applications with supporting legal documents to a PRRA officer.

Contact Move Immigration Services to prepare your PRRA Application

As your immigration consultant, Move Immigration Services will set up your Pre-Removal Risk Assessment from start to finish to assure that it is fully prepared and supported with plenty of documents and proof setting up that you need Canada’s security. We guarantee that your Pre-Removal Risk Assessment application has the best possibility of being accepted.
When you apply to the PRRA official, all correspondence relevant to your application will be sent to the Move Immigration Services office. Our immigration consultant will keep on being your consultant until the final decision on your PRRA application.