A Removal Order can be issued by immigration officials if it is determined that you do not meet the requirement of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Most commonly, this happens if you did not complete the residency requirement for Permanent Residents. These orders can be appealed at the Immigration and Refugee Board and you will be given an oral opportunity to address the issues of the officer. In addition to explaining why you may have been in breach of the Act, it is also a chance to present humanitarian factors that may allow the Board to overlook the breach. It is highly recommended that you have counsel with you at any such oral hearings before the Board.