An Analysis of Immigration and Refugee Law Services in Canada

Number of Immigration and Refugee Law Legal Aid Clients by Country of Origin, 2000-2001*
Country of Origin Number of Referrals Percentage of All Immigration/Refugee Clients
China 442 14.5
Mexico 367 12.0
Honduras 236 7.7
Iran 212 7.0
Hungary 164 5.4
US 118 3.9
Fiji 100 3.3
El Salvador 90 3.0
Guatemala 68 2.2
Colombia 64 2.1
Russia 59 1.9
Vietnam 59 1.9
India 54 1.8
Sri Lanka 46 1.5
Sri Lanka 46 1.5
Romania 44 1.4
Pakistan 42 1.4
Other# 881 28.9
TOTAL 3,046 100 %

* The data in this table is for all immigration and refugee law legal aid clients in 2000-2001, not just for clients in the CRDD and II areas.
# "Other" includes countries for which separate data on the number of clients is not tracked. Source: Immigration and Refugee Law Services Fact Sheets, 2000-2001.

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