Migration Matter Event: Refugees, Law and the Courts

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Date(s) - 25/11/2014
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

626 Kaneff Tower, York University



Please join us for

Refugees, Law and the Courts

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
12:00 – 2:00pm
626 Kaneff Tower, York University


New archives, old tropes?   –   Caribbean sexualities in the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Board’s National Documentation Packages and Expert Statements

David Murray

(Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology)


Comparative insights and trends: How does Canada fare?

Dagmar Soennecken

(Associate Professor, School of Public Policy & Administration & Department of Social Science)


Professor Waldman will speak about the recent court challenge by the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers to the federal government’s withdrawal of health benefits from refugee claimants

Lorne Waldman

(Adjunct Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School; Barrister & Solicitor, Waldman & Associates; President, Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers)


 Moderator:  Jennifer Hyndman

(Director, Centre for Refugee Studies; Professor, Departments of Social Science and Geography)

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Stay tuned for other Migration Matters events coming soon

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