HIV-positive gay Mexican's Convention refugee claim denied

Chan, Jennifer
December 2006
HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review;Dec2006, Vol. 11 Issue 2/3, p44
The article offers information about the Canadian Federal Court, which upheld an Immigration and Refugee Board's (IRB) decision in May 2006 refusing to grant refugee status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act to an HIV-positive gay man from Mexico. The Court find the IRB's conclusion reasonable that the applicant would not experience a lack of state protection against persecution and discrimination based on sexual orientation and HIV status.


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