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Preclearance in the United States Regulations

  • February 14, 2024

The CBA comments on the proposed Preclearance in the United States Regulations.

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Designated Representative Quality Assurance Framework

  • February 02, 2024

The CBA comments on the Immigration and Refugee Board’s Designated Representative Quality Assurance framework.

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Updates to the CBSA Removal Costs Recovery Framework

  • January 15, 2024

The CBA comments on changes to the CBSA framework to recover removal costs from foreign nationals who seek to return to Canada after being removed at the government’s expense.

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Category-based draws for Express Entry

  • December 19, 2023

The CBA recommends improvements to the selection of Express Entry candidates on the basis of categories.

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CBSA Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Guiding Principles and Commitments

  • December 08, 2023

The CBA responds to the Canada Border Services Agency’s consultation on Gender-Based Violence Guiding Principles and Commitments.

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UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

  • November 17, 2023

To mark World Children’s Day, the CBA calls on Canadian governments to champion the advancement of children’s rights through a Government Action Plan to realize the recommendations of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.

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Bill S-248 — Advance Requests for Medical Assistance in Dying

  • October 31, 2023

The CBA comments on Bill S-248, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying) and its proposed approach for advance requests for medical assistance in dying.

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Discrimination against Ahmadi Muslim Lawyers in Pakistan

  • September 06, 2023

The CBA expresses concern over the discrimination of lawyers belonging to the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Pakistan.

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Fraudulent Immigration Consultant Practices Targeting International Students

  • August 17, 2023

The CBA recommends permanent solutions to fraudulent immigration consultant practices targeting international students.

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