R.P.D. PREPARATION & REPRESENTATION GUIDELINES
The following guidelines provide steps that can be taken by refugee houses/NGO staff to assist refugee claimants in preparing for and representing themselves at the Refugee Protection Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board when legal representation cannot be secured due to recent legal aid funding cuts.
READY TOUR: Refugee Hearing Preparation
READY TOUR provides Refugee Claimants with a FREE opportunity to be better prepared for their hearing, see a hearing room, learn what happens at the hearing, and ask questions about the process
If you want to register for the Ready Tour, please answer the following questions and send it to Carolina Teves at firstname.lastname@example.org
For additional information contact Carolina directly at the following email address at email@example.com
- First name:
- Last name:
- E mail:
- Telephone number:
- Country of origin:
- Date of claim:(Month/Year)
- Hearing date:(Month/Day/Year)
- Do you have a legal representative?
- Who referred you to the Ready Tour,how did you learn about it?
- What do you want to learn during the Ready Tour?
READ ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE OF OTHER REFUGEE CLAIMANTS:
Refugee Hearing Preparation Resources
1. More details about the Ready Tour and registration: readytour.ca
2. Refugee Hearing Guide: refugeeclaim.ca/preparation-guide/
This resource is designed to help refugee claimants further understand the refugee determination system and increase their capacity to engage it meaningfully in preparation for their refugee hearings. The Refugee Hearing Preparation is a guide for Refugee Claimants (RHP Guide), it is available in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Urdu and Farsi
3. Simulated Hearing
Simulated Hearing is a free program that allows refugee claimants to participate in a simulated hearing. At the end of the simulated hearing, the refugee claimant receives objective feedback on areas such as clarity in answering questions, mannerisms, tone of voice, and respect to the adjudicator
For more details contact:
- Phone: 416-203-7396 / Fax: 416-203-6771
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Refugee Appeal Preparation
R.A.D. APPEAL GUIDELINES
The following guidelines provide steps that can be taken by refugee houses/NGO staff to assist refugee claimants in submitting an appeal to the Refugee Appeal Division at the Immigration and Refugee Board when legal representation cannot be secured due to recent legal aid funding cuts.
RAD information sessions will provide the Appellant with a FREE opportunity to be better prepared for the presentation of their appeal before the RAD. Rejected refugees will learn the steps to follow and how to document their appeal before the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD). RAD info-sessions are hosted by the Coalition of Service Providers for Refugee Claimants in Southern Ontario in partnership with the Refugee Appeal Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.
RAD info sessions are supported by The Law Foundation of Ontario.
Please note that this service is provided in Toronto,ON Canada
REGISTRATION: To register for the next RAD, please fill out the REGISTRATION FORM below and when you finish, submit it to Carolina Teves: email@example.com