Successful Court Cases

Selected Cases

The following are some of the cases argued by Nancy Elliott and Mary Keyork at the Federal Court of Canada and at the Immigration and Refugee Board. Depending on the type of application, the refusal can be contested either at the Federal Court of Canada or at the Immigration and Refugee Board. Each tribunal has its own procedural rules and guidelines. Not all cases should be appealed or judicially reviewed. If you wish to appeal or judicial review a negative decision, we will review the decision and provide you with our legal opinion.

FEDERAL COURT OF CANADA

Zhang v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), IMM-1158-98 – Permanent Resident Refusal

http://decisions.fct-cf.gc.ca/en/1998/imm-1158-98_14228/imm-1158-98.html

Vorotynski v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2002 FCT 1186 – Permanent Resident Refusal

http://decisions.fct-cf.gc.ca/en/2002/2002fct1186/2002fct1186.html

Shahinian v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2002 FCT897 – Permanent Resident Refusal

http://decisions.fct-cf.gc.ca/en/2002/2002fct897/2002fct897.html

Huang v. (Canada) Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2003 FCT 326 – Refugee Claim Refusal

http://decisions.fct-cf.gc.ca/en/2003/2003fct326/2003fct326.html

Gayle v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2002 FCT 335 – Review of Operation Manager’s Decision

http://decisions.fct-cf.gc.ca/en/2002/2002fct335/2002fct335.html

Wang v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2003 FCT 258 – Study Permit Refusal

http://decisions.fct-cf.gc.ca/en/2003/2003fct258/2003fct258.html

Wang v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2003 FCT 365 – Visitor Visa Refusal

http://decisions.fct-cf.gc.ca/en/2003/2003fct365/2003fct365.html

Lin v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2004 FC 96 – Study Permit Refusal

http://decisions.fct-cf.gc.ca/en/2004/2004fc96/2004fc96.html

Zhao v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2004 FC 222 – Refugee Claim Refusal

http://decisions.fct-cf.gc.ca/en/2004/2004fc222/2004fc222.html

Bin Li v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2006 FC 1109 – Permanent Resident Refusal

http://decisions.fct-cf.gc.ca/en/2006/2006fc1109/2006fc1109.html

Lao v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2008 FC 219 – Permanent Resident Refusal (Family Class)

http://decisions.fct-cf.gc.ca/en/2008/2008fc219/2008fc219.html

Chen v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2009 FC 379 – Pre-Removal Risk Assessment Refusal

http://decisions.fct-cf.gc.ca/en/2009/2009fc379/2009fc379.html

Chen v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2009 FC 677 – Refugee Claim refusal

http://decisions.fct-cf.gc.ca/en/2009/2009fc677/2009fc677.html

Lin v. (Canada) Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, 2011 FC 316 – Humanitarian and Compassionate

http://decisions.fct-cf.gc.ca/en/2011/2011fc316/2011fc316.html

IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE BOARD OF CANADA

Jardine v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2011 CanLII77791 (IRB) – Removal Order Appeal

http://canlii.ca/t/fp519

Da Costa v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2010 CanLII 77463 (IRB) – Application to Re-Open Removal Order

http://canlii.ca/t/2f4gr

To v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2010 CanLII 90949 (IRB) – Spousal Sponsorhip Appeal

http://canlii.ca/t/fl047

Novas v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2011 CanLII 51281 (IRB) – Removal Order Appeal

http://canlii.ca/t/fmqn0

Jiang v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2009 CanLII 75572 (IRB) – Spousal Sponsorship Appeal

http://canlii.ca/t/27qfr

Zhen v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2008 CanLII 76949 (IRB) – Removal Order Appeal

http://canlii.ca/t/23wpf

Abdous v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2007 CanLII72913 (IRB) – Removal Order Appeal

http://canlii.ca/t/243rc

Rehman v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration Canada), 2007 CanLII72877 (IRB) – Spousal Sponsorship Appeal

http://canlii.ca/t/243l7

Small v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration Canada) 2004 CanLII 69557 (IRB) – Spousal Sponsorship Appeal

http://canlii.ca/t/2bbsq