On May 13, 2019 Molly Joeck presented Unearthing the legal foundations of the immigration detention regime in Canada at a workshop organized by the University of Toronto entitled Detention practices, criminalization of migrants and border control in Canada … Read More


CCR’s media release:   Supreme Court confirms right to challenge unlawful immigration detention through habeas corpus The Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) welcomes the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in the Chhina case which confirms that immigration detainees may challenge the lawfulness of their detention through habeas corpus. The Court’s decision strengthens protection in Canada of… Read More