2.A Refugees: From Eligibility to Arrival
A.6 How are refugees screened?
Why is this area important?
Need to consider how to ensure resettled refugees will not pose a safety or security threat to residents of the country of resettlement.
Considerations may include:
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(i) What should refugees be screened for to ensure they do not pose security risks? (ii) What should refugees be screened for to ensure they do not pose a risk to public health? (iii) Which actors should be responsible for screening refugees? (iv) How can resettlement countries be certain they have the best available information on which to base their assessments? (v) Who should cover the costs of screening? (vi) What happens if refugees do not pass their screening?
IRCC, “OP 5 – Overseas Selection and Processing of Convention Refugees Abroad Class and Members of the Humanitarian-protected Persons Abroad Classes”