Program delivery update – September 9, 2014

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by IRCC staff. It is posted on the department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

Exemptions to the 12- or 36-month pre-removal risk assessment bar


Effective August 27, 2014, nationals of South Sudan are exempt from the 12-month bar if their Immigration and Refugee Board or previous pre-removal risk assessment decision was made between August 27, 2013, and August 26, 2014. Nationals of South Sudan with a decision after August 26, 2014, are subject to the 12-month bar.

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