Refugees and persons in need of protection are people within or outside Canada who fear persecution and going back to their home country. This website provides information about Canada's refugee programs along with information and resources for those who wish to claim refugee status in Canada.

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Citizenship and Immigration Canada
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Convention Refugees, refugee, refugee claim, refugee claims, refugee protection, help for new immigrants, refugee program, sponsor a refugee