Government of Canada Appeal allowed on Safe Third Country Agreement

Date Announced:

April 15, 2021


Today, the Federal Court of Appeal granted the Government of Canada’s appeal of the July 2020 Federal Court decision in the case of Canadian Council for Refugees v. Canada (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship), 2020 FC 770. As a result, the application of the STCA at Canadian and U.S. land ports of entry remains in effect.

Departments and Agencies:

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:

Refugee claimants


Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA)

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