Refugee Changes Will Tie Court In Knots

Former members of the IRB worry changes to the board selection process will make it too politicized instead of addressing staff vacancies and backlogs

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 03/07/2007 12:00 am EST

Proposed changes to the Immigration and Refugee Board will result not only in thousands of unnecessary and expensive Federal Court appeals, but also poor decisions that will put people's lives at risk, a former board chairman says.

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