Canada's Program on Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes - 2011–2015: 13th Report

Appendix 3: Summary of the War Crimes Program – Department of Citizenship and Immigration and Canada Border Services Agency

Please note that the Canada Border Services Agency has changed the way screening for inadmissibility is performed for both temporary and permanent residents since the publication of the last War Crimes Report.

The following statistics are included to provide a broad analysis of the activities of the War Crimes Program by the Department of Citizenship and Immigration and the Canada Border Services Agency.

Permanent Resident Referrals for Canada Border Services Agency Screening under Section 35 of theImmigration and Refugee Protection Act by Sub-Activity Status and Fiscal YearFootnote 4
Fiscal Year Favourable In Progress by Canada Border Services Agency Inconclusive Findings Information Required No Recommendation Required Non-Favourable Grand  Total
2011–2012 43 0 0 0 4 47 94
2012–2013 90 0 5 1 20 116 232
2013–2014 160 0 4 1 26 191 382
2014–2015 341 2 20 2 46 411 822
Permanent Resident Applications Refused under Section 35 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act by Fiscal YearFootnote 5
Fiscal Year A35(1) A35(1)(a) A35(1)(b) A35(1)(c) A35(2) Total
2011–2012 4 1 2     7
2012–2013 3 4 7 1 2 17
2013–2014 5 7 3 1 1 17
2014–2015 4 27 12   1 44
Grand Total 16 39 24 2 4 85
Referrals for Canada Border Services Agency Screening for Temporary Resident Applications with Allegations under Section 35 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
Temporary Resident Category 2011–2012 2012–2013 2013–2014 2014–2015
Study Permit 106 109 35 19
Temporary Resident Visa 3,592 2,488 2,212 1,969
Work Permit 100 93 172 48
Temporary Resident Total 3,798 2,690 2,419 2,036
Temporary Resident Non-Favourable Recommendations by Fiscal Year and Final Assessment
Temporary Resident Category 2011–2012Footnote 6 2012–2013Footnote 6 2013–2014Footnote 6 2014–2015
Study Permit
Approved 0 0 1 0
Refused 0 0 1 0
Total Study Permit 0 0 2 0
Temporary Resident Visa
Approved 12 79 78 115
Refused 33 66 48 68
Unspecified 1 1 5 22
Withdrawn 24 54 51 70
Total Temporary Resident Visa 70 200 182 275
Work Permit
Approved 0 0 1 0
Refused 2 4 4 2
Total Work Permit 2 4 5 2
Temporary Resident Refusals under Section 35 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act by Fiscal YearFootnote 7
Temporary Resident Category 2011–2012 2012–2013 2013–2014 2014–2015
Study Permit 1 1 2 2
Temporary Resident Visa 37 78 54 73
Work Permit   6 6 3
Grand Total 38 85 62 78
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