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Growing backlog at the Refugee Protection Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board

Published: Oct 16, 2023
According to the Refugee Protection Division's web site, in the first six months of 2023 the IRB processed 24,498 refugee claims. By the end of August, 2023 there were 119,548 refugee claims waiting to be decided. Back to all news

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