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Lax Deportation Enforcement Blamed for Death of Young Woman

The family of a young Albertan woman who police believe was murdered by a convicted drug dealer from Somalia calls the federal government’s failure to deport the suspected perpetrator, “sickening”. Arriving in Canada in 1993 as a refugee, and acquiring … Continue reading

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More Countries Listed As ‘Safe’ Designated Countries of Origin

As part of the effort to combat bogus asylum claims, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) announced on Thursday that two more countries have been designated as ‘safe’ countries from which asylum claims will be given an expedited treatment. CIC created … Continue reading

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Eight More Countries Considered “Safe” By Canada’s Refugee System

As part of an effort to reduce the number of bogus asylum claims made in Canada, the federal government has added eight countries to its list of designated countries of origin, which are those it considers as having strong protection … Continue reading

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Canadian Immigration Department Creates New Rules To Fight Refugee Fraud

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) last week released a list of 27 countries whose nationals will have their asylum claims expedited. The new rules were created to fight a growing problem of bogus asylum claims by nationals of European member-state … Continue reading

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Canadian Government to Implement New Refugee Rules on December 15th

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) announced on Friday that new rules to clamp down on abuse of Canada’s refugee program will come into force on December 15th. The new rules are a reaction to an increase in bogus asylum claims … Continue reading

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