New Study of the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Board Reveals Startling Differences in Acceptance Rates

Sean Rehaag, an assistant professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, has recently concluded a study of the Immigration and Refugee Board which reveals distressing differences in refugee acceptance rates between individuals board members, raising the specter of bias in both individual board members and the appointment process.

An interview with Prof. Rehaag about the results of his study was broadcast last night on CBC Radio’s As It Happens. A podcast of the interview can be accessed at the link below (The interview begins around the 8 minute mark)

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