Country of Asylum Class

The Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations defines a member of the Country of Asylum Class (RA) as a person
  • who is outside his or her country of citizenship or habitual residence; 
  • who has been, and continues to be, seriously and personally affected by civil war or armed conflict or who has suffered massive violations of human rights;
  • for whom there is no possibility of finding an adequate solution to his or her situation within a reasonable period of time; and
  • who will be privately sponsored or who has adequate financial resources to support himself or herself and any dependants.

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