Citing lack of federal funding LAO announced on January 25 that it will not be issuing certificates for the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD).

The newly established division aims to provide failed claimants with an opportunity to appeal a negative Refugee Protection Board decision. The appeal is mostly paper based with some exceptions, including questions of claimant’s credibility. To read more about RAD, please click here.

To see the LAO’s announcement, please click here.