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CILA endorses letter to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

By CILA on January 23, 2022

The Canadian Immigration Lawyers Association (CILA) in partnership with various other immigration, civil liberties, and human rights organizations endorses a letter submitted to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) on January 19, 2022.

The purpose of the letter is to address the lack of proportionality in Canada’s inadmissibility and deportation scheme. Namely, that Canada removes long-term permanent residents found inadmissible due to criminality without a proportionality assessment taking place at any stage.

IACHR is asked to hold a thematic hearing on this matter during its 183rd session taking place in March 2022.

Click here to read the letter.

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