Program delivery update – February 24, 2015

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 February 20, 2015, nationals of Libya are exempt from the 12-month bar if their Immigration and Refugee Board or previous pre-removal risk assessment decision was made between February 20, 2014, and February 19, 2015. Nationals of Libya with a decision after February 19, 2015, are subject to the 12-month bar.

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