Category: Refugees

Saudi teen feared for life while waiting on Australia refugee ruling

Saudi teen feared for life while waiting on Australia refugee ruling https://www.sbs.com.au/news/saudi-teen-feared-for-life-while-waiting-on-australia-refugee-ruling S is on her way to Canada. AAP 00:12 / 01:14 The 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family saying she feared for her life has been granted asylum in Canada. UpdatedUpdated 1 hour ago By Tyron Butson, Hannah Sinclair Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Questions […]

Yukon Cares ups efforts to bring more to territory

Yukon Cares ups efforts to bring more Syrian refugees to territory https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/yukon-cares-refugees-syria-1.4488107 Facebook Twitter Reddit LinkedIn Departure of three refugee families from Yukon has not dampened enthusiasm to bring more Dave Croft · CBC News · Posted: Jan 15, 2018 5:47 PM CT | Last Updated: January 15, 2018 People gather to take basic food stuffs and other aid […]

Arrived in Canada using false Saudi passports, Mahmoud Jaballah sues federal government for $34M

After 17-year deportation fight over alleged terrorism ties, Toronto man sues federal government for $34M https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/after-17-year-deportation-fight-over-alleged-terrorism-ties-toronto-man-sues-federal-government-for-34m Between 1999 and 2016, the government signed three security certificates naming Jaballah, all of which ultimately failed to stand up in court Security certificate detainee Mahmoud Jaballah waits at home in this image from the film The Secret Trial.Noah […]

Growing number of refugees arriving in Canada as unaccompanied minors

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/refugee-shelter-matthew-house-youth-unaccompanied-transition-1.4922946 Elisée Makola was 15 when she fled Congo. Two years later she arrived at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport alone — a 17-year-old refugee claimant. (Evan Mitsui/CBC) With a suitcase no bigger than a carry-on filled with what she describes as “tropical clothes,” Elisée Makola says she fled to Canada for safety. Makola was just 15 […]