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December 29, 2011

Jiu Xin Wang v. M.C.I. [2011] F.C.J. no. 1191

Application by Wang for judicial review of a decision by the Refugee Protection Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board refusing his application for refugee or protection status. The applicant was a recent convert to Christianity. He attended an underground church that was raided by the P.S.B. The applicant went into hiding during which time the PSB visited his home and left a summons with his wife. The applicant fled to Canada using a fraudulent passport and claimed refugee protection.

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September 2, 2011

Mao Qin Wang v. Canada

Application for judicial review.

Wang feared that if returned he would be unable to practice his Roman Catholic religion freely. The panel found Wang was never a genuine practicing Roman Catholic, and his level of religious knowledge was below what would be expected for three years of practice.

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January 29, 2010

Xiao Hong Liu v. M.C.I.,[2010] F.C.J. No. 162

Application allowed. The Board’s finding that the claimant’s story was “too fortuitous to be true” was not reasonable The fact that a summons was not left for the claimant was corroborated by the documentation which indicates that the practice of issuing summons is inconsistent. The Board’s finding that the claimant could practise at a state sanctioned […]

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January 29, 2010

Y.J.C. v. M.C.I., [2010] F.C.J. No. 293

Panel determined the applicant was not a Convention Refugee because she could return to China and practise her religion a state church without any doctrinal constraint on the practice as a genuine Christian.

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January 29, 2010

Lin Yang v. M.C.I., [2010] F.C.J. No. 549

he Board’s found that the applicant had a good grasp of Christianity but did not appear to have an emotional commitment to the religion.

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January 29, 2010

Shoupeng Wei v. M.C.I., [2010] F.C.J. No. 832

The Board’s found that the applicant had a good grasp of Christianity but did not appear to have an emotional commitment to the religion.

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January 29, 2010

Chao Jian Ni, v. M.C.I., [2010] F.C.J. No. 1672

The panel found that the claimant’s fear of religious persecution was not credible in light of the lack of objective documentation corroborating that church raids in China occur.  The Court overturned the panel’s decision because the panel failed to make a clear finding of fact that the claimant’s house church was not raided.

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January 29, 2010

Sen Lin Li v. M.C.I., [2010] F.C.J. No. 1596

 Panel determined the case negative in a bench decision.

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December 19, 2009

Fluctuations in refugee rulings trouble critics

Some critics call it a lottery, others call it Russian roulette.

A CBC News analysis shows dozens of members of the Immigration and Refugee Board are overwhelmingly refusing claims for asylum in Canada, while others are overwhelmingly approving them.

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March 10, 2006

Dong v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2006 FC 314 (CanLII)

Dong v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2006 FC 314 (CanLII) Date: 2006-03-10 Docket: IMM-2792-05 URL: http://canlii.ca/t/1mv9g Citation: Dong v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2006 FC 314 (CanLII), <http://canlii.ca/t/1mv9g> retrieved on 2012-05-29 Share: Noteup: Search for decisions citing this decision Date: 20060310 Docket: IMM-2792-05 Citation: 2006 FC 314 Toronto, Ontario, March 10th, […]

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