Program delivery update – March 22, 2017

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

Exemption for nationals of Ethiopia to the bar on applying for a pre-removal risk assessment


Nationals of Ethiopia are exempt from the 12-month bar if their Immigration and Refugee Board or previous pre-removal risk assessment decision was made between July 28, 2015, and July 27, 2016. Nationals of Ethiopia with a decision made after July 27, 2016, are subject to the 12-month bar.

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