Program delivery update: New refugee claim ineligibility and elimination of the 3-day rule

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

June 21, 2019

The 2019 Budget Implementation Act includes amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA). The corresponding instructions have been updated to reflect the following changes related to the intake of refugee claims in Canada:

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