In-Canada Asylum – Claim Refugee Status from inside Canada
Canada gives protection under In-Canada Asylum to refugees who are either under constant threat of persecution or will be subject to the same if the returned to their home country. And such dangers are:
- Brutal torture
- Life threat
- The threat of unfair, cruel and deadly treatment.
If anyone feels they above terms apply to them then they can ask Canada to offer refugee protection.
But to get In-Canada Asylum, meet the following terms:
- Must be present in Canada at the time of applying.
- Are not subject to a removal order.
In case, you are outside Canada you may qualify for:
Who can claim In-Canada Asylum?
To apply to make a refugee claim:
- Be inside Canada.
- Must not be subject to a removal order.
After an applicant applies, the claim is referred to the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB).
Rejection of refugee claim
A refugee claim will not be referred to IRB because of the following reasons:
- Another country recognises you as a convention refugee, where you can return to.
- Had a protected person status in Canada.
- Are in Canada via the Canada-United States Border.
- Have made a refugee claim in another country.
- Because of security concerns or criminal records or human rights violations, you are not admissible to Canada.
- Past refugee claim was not eligible.
- IRB rejected a past refugee claim.
- Left or withdrew an earlier refugee claim.