Jul 23, 2018
By Michael Kramer
A highly critical federal audit is fueling calls for fundamental reforms to Canada’s border agency.
The newly released audit of the Immigration and Refugee Board looks at hearings and decisions in randomly selected cases – where immigration detention exceeded a minimum of 100 days.
The audit uncovered inaccurate statements – made by C-B-S-A officers involved in board hearings.
It also found immigration adjudicators deciding the fate of cases based on false information – and detainees left unrepresented and powerless at hearings.