The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is Canada's largest independent administrative tribunal. It is responsible for making well-reasoned decisions on immigration and refugee matters, efficiently, fairly and in accordance with the law. The IRB decides, among other responsibilities, who needs refugee protection among the thousands of claimants who come to Canada annually.
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Claims, appeals and reviews
This involves making a claim; submitting the necessary documentation; attending a hearing; and finally, awaiting a decision.
Information concerning the procedures for Admissibility Hearings and Detention Reviews, as well as legal decisions and guidelines.
Learn about filing a Notice of Appeal and completing your Appellant's Record.
Information on filing a Notice of Appeal and preparing for your appeal hearing.
Information on making a complaint about the conduct of a member, an unauthorized paid representative or an interpreter.
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