Report: Envisioning LGBT Refugee Rights in Canada: The Impact of Canada’s New Immigration Regime

Report: Envisioning LGBT Refugee Rights in Canada: The Impact of Canada’s New Immigration Regime

This report focuses on the impact on LGBT asylum seekers in Canada of Bill C-31.

Author: Rohan Sajnani Source: Envisioning Project Website: www.envisioninglgbt.com Origin Country: Canada Publish Date: June 2014 Publication City: Toronto Languages: .Resource Type: , .Resource Topics: .Target Audiences: , , . Tags: , , , , , . Last Modified: 2017-10-10

This report examines the impact on LGBT asylum seekers in Canada of federal Bill C-31 (December 2012) and the resulting Protecting Canada’s Immigration System Act, as well as other changes. It explores Canada’s international obligations, Canadian LGBT refugee jurisprudence, stereotyping, credibility assessment, resettlement, refugee health care and concludes with recommendations.