Category: Refugees

Canada Wants To Deport 10,000 Failed Refugee Claimants By March

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2018/10/31/canada-refugee-deportation-increase_a_23577338/ JOHN WOODS Migrants from Somalia cross into Canada illegally from the United States on Feb. 26, 2017.   OTTAWA — The Canada Border Services Agency should speed up its removals of failed refugee claimants who are still in Canada, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says. The CBSA has set a new target of completing […]

Toronto stands by data showing almost 40 per cent of people in shelters are refugee claimants

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/toronto/article-toronto-stands-by-data-showing-almost-40-per-cent-of-people-in/ The city of Toronto is standing by its statistics showing almost 40 per cent of people in shelters are refugee claimants – a number challenged as false by federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen in a continuing spat with his provincial counterpart. Amid growing tension between Ottawa and the provincial government, Mr. Hussen last week […]

Conservatives urge Trudeau to give asylum to persecuted Christian woman

https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/conservatives-urge-trudeau-to-give-asylum-to-persecuted-christian-woman OTTAWA, November 5, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) — A Christian woman who spent eight years on death row in Pakistan for allegedly blaspheming against Islam’s prophet should be given asylum in Canada, says Conservative MP Michelle Rempel. In a statement issued Monday afternoon, the Conservatives’ shadow minister for immigration, refugees and citizenship called on Liberal Prime […]

Yazidi refugee woman urges government for help navigating new world

https://leaderpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/canada-news-pmn/yazidi-refugee-woman-urges-government-for-help-navigating-new-world/wcm/0989a6d2-702b-40c8-809d-8b7bab69c123 “We were dropped off at the Radisson Hotel, staying in the lobby, hungry, thirsty … no language to even buy water,” she said in an interview through an interpreter. “Guests thought we were homeless and they were giving us money.” She says she was living in a refugee camp when she learned the Canadian […]

Canada adopts new immigration policy that spells trouble for Nigerian migrants

https://www.pulse.ng/news/local/canada-adopts-policy-that-affects-nigerian-asylum-seekers-id9057203.html According to an exclusive story by Reuters, the Canadian government has adopted a new stringent policy to deal with asylum seekers who illegally enter the country across the U.S. border. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), the agency responsible for deportations, disclosed to Reuters that it now classifies border-crossers with criminals as a top deportation […]