Refugee Protection

Applying for refugee status from within Canada, figure out how to come to Canada as refugee, sponsor a refugee or find out about refugee services in Canada:

  • A human rights activist who is persecuted by the state for her criticism of government abuses.
  • A union leader who is threatened with violence by businesses who enjoy tacit support from the government.
  • A gay man or lesbian who is beaten up by gangs of homophobic hooligans in a country that outlaws homosexual acts.
  • A member of a religion who is being suppressed by the government.
  • A woman who is subjected to repeated physical abuse by her husband in a country where conjugal violence is condoned.
  • A member of an ethnic group who is persecuted by the state.
  • A teacher in a country where intellectuals are denounced as traitors of the people.
  • A person who openly criticizes a rebel group in a country where the government cannot protect its citizens against rebel attack.
  • A person who is persecuted because he is suspected of opposing the government, even though he is not politically active.
  • The child of an imprisoned political leader who is viewed as a threat by the current regime.
  • The witness of a massacre committed by the military that the government wants to cover up.
  • A student activist after the government has suppressed a student movement.

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