Canada offers refugee protection to some people in Canada who fear persecution or who would be in danger if they had to leave. Some dangers they may face include.
If you feel you could face one of these risks if you go back to your home country or the country where you normally live, you may be able to seek protection in Canada as a refugee.
If you are currently living outside Canada and would like to come to Canada as a refugee, you will need a UNHCR, a designated referral organization, or a private sponsorship group referred letter.
You must fall into one of the following 2 refugee classes to be referred by the designated organization.
Under this program, refugees are referred to Canada for resettlement by the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) or another designated referral organization. Individuals are not eligible apply directly.
You must register for refugee status with the UNHCR or state authorities to be considered by a referral organization.
Canada allows the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program which lets private groups to sponsor eligible refugees from abroad. Those groups must be a part of one of the following groups.
Under this program, the Visa office works with the refugee referral organizations. This program provide ease for the private sponsors to help the most vulnerable refugees. Referral organizations identify the refugees for resettlement and to support sponsors, BVOR program offer up to 6 months of financial support after refugees arrive in Canada.
If you are in Canada and who can’t return to their home country safely as they may face danger of torture, risk to their life, risk of cruel and unusual treatment or punishment can apply for a refugee claim.
If you make a refugee claim, IRCC will decide if it can be referred to the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB). The IRB is an independent tribunal that makes decisions on immigration and refugee matters.
The IRB decides who is a Convention refugee or a person in need of protection.
Convention refugees are outside their home country or the country they normally live in and are not able to return because of a well-founded fear of persecution based on:
A person in need of protection is a person in Canada who cannot return to their home country safely because upon their return, they may face:
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