Ministerial Instructions 30 (MI30): Ministerial Instructions pursuant to subsection 24(3) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act concerning foreign nationals who are victims of family violence

The objective of these instructions is to provide protection to vulnerable foreign nationals who are victims of family violence or impacted by it, by regularizing their status in Canada, when appropriate.

Pursuant to subsection 24(3) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, I hereby issue the following instructions that take effect on July 26, 2019.

An officer shall consider the following factors in assessing whether a foreign national is a victim of family violence:

The officer may be justified in issuing a temporary resident permit to a victim of family violence and their dependent child in Canada for a minimum of 6 months, taking into consideration any of the following factors:

A subsequent temporary resident permit may also be justified, taking into consideration the above factors.

Ahmed Hussen, P.C., M.P.
Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
Dated at Ottawa, June 14, 2019

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