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By admin2 on Thursday, March 30, 2017
The Canadian government should join the mainstream and set a reasonable time limit – a few months, at most – before migrant detainees must be released.
By admin2 on Thursday, March 30, 2017

Everyday Canadians spent a year embracing Syrians in the world’s most personal resettlement program.Letting them go might be the biggest test yet.

By admin2 on Thursday, March 30, 2017
In Sweden, hundreds of refugee children have fallen unconscious after being informed that their families will be expelled from the country.
By admin2 on Thursday, March 30, 2017
While many Canadians are concerned about having problems at the United States border, it is Americans who are having difficulties visiting Canada with the number turned away rising by 31 per cent last year, La Presse has learned.
By admin2 on Thursday, March 30, 2017
A Vancouver lawyer says the consequences facing refugee claimants are often staggering and even those tasked with helping them face significant emotional repercussions.Peter Edelmann works with refugees and says many who end up in British Columbia are fleeing violent situations and persecution.
By admin2 on Monday, March 27, 2017

Government of Ontario announces an increase to the minimum wage to $11.60/hour effective October 1, 2017 

By admin2 on Thursday, March 23, 2017
Under the former Conservative government, Canada shifted toward an immigration system that absorbs migrant workers who first come to the country on temporary status to meet labour market needs, compared to the old “nation-building” model that let migrants in immediately as permanent residents.
By admin2 on Thursday, March 23, 2017
Despite a worsening backlog and surging number of land-border asylum claims via the U.S., the beleaguered Immigration and Refugee Board will not be getting any relief from the Liberal government.
By admin2 on Thursday, March 23, 2017
The wave of asylum-seekers crossing from the United States into Canada was not spurred by the immigration policies of the Donald Trump government in the U.S., says Canada’s immigration minister.Asylum claims began rising in 2015. Mr. Trump won the presidential election late last year and was inaugurated earlier this year. A survey of those who crossed into Manitoba from the U.S. last month found that 97 per cent had spent less than two months in the United States before heading North, Ahmed Hussen told the House Immigration Committee on March 20.
By admin2 on Thursday, March 23, 2017
Tuesday’s hearing by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights was prompted by the requests from advocacy groups in Canada and the United States to review what they called “ongoing and deteriorating” conditions faced by asylum-seekers and other migrants under the Trump administration.