UBC expert on federal ruling about Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement

The Federal Court ruled today that the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA), which allows Canada to send certain refugee claimants back to the U.S., is unconstitutional because the U.S. is no longer a safe country for refugees. A UBC expert is available to comment.

Efrat Arbel
Associate Professor, Peter A. Allard School of Law
Tel: 604-722-6162
Email: arbel@allard.ubc.ca

  • Canada-US Safe Third Country Agreement, refugee law, constitutional law