The Safe Third Country Agreement

Meurrens LawRefugees

Section 103(2) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (the “IRPA”) states that the Government of Canada can designate countries that it determines comply with international standards relating to the treatment of refugees as safe third countries.  Section 101(1)(e) further states that refugee claimaints coming to Canada from these designated safe third countries cannot have their asylum … Read More

Borderlines Episode #13 – Problems with the Safe Third Country Agreement and Interdiction, With Efrat Arbel

Meurrens LawPodcasts

Efrat Arbel is Assistant Professor at the Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia.  She is an executive member of the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers.  A list of Dr. Arbel’s recent publications can be found here. During this podcast we talk about three areas that Dr. Arbel has recently focused her research … Read More