Tag: bogus refugees

Syrian refugees unhappy with London’s hospitality: Canadian shawarma disappoints those fleeing “war torn area”?

https://www.therebel.media/syrian_refugees_unhappy_with_london_s_hospitality_canadian_shawarma_and_stale_sheets_disappoint_those_fleeing_war_torn_area ANDREW LAWTON REBEL COMMENTATOR A few days ago, The Rebel shared with you a story about a London, Ontario refugee family looking to go back to Syria because of their dissatisfaction of life in Canada. It appears that family isn’t alone. A number of the 1,000 Syrian refugees that have resettled in London–a city of 380,000–have signed a […]

Canada rejects 70.7% of Nigerian asylum seekers who crossed borders

https://www.pulse.ng/news/local/canada-rejects-70-7-of-nigerian-refugees-who-crossed-borders-id9114216.html Since 2017, more Nigerians have illegally crossed into Canada to seek asylum than citizens of other countries, according to Canadian officials (Christine Muschi /Reuters) 70.7% of Nigerians who illegally crossed borders into Canada to apply for asylum have been rejected by the North American country in 2018. A recent Reuters report revealed that about […]

Canada grapples with refugee influx from U.S.

https://www.marketplace.org/2018/11/28/world/canada-grapples-refugee-flux-us Since February 2017, more than 37,000 people have walked across Canada’s southern border with the U.S., the vast majority from New York State to Quebec between official points of entry. There are no official statistics, but Toronto has received thousands of the new arrivals, creating additional pressures on an already stretched city shelter system. […]

Canada military builds refugee camp for refugees from US

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-40879544 August 2017 The Canadian military is building a camp to house the growing number of refugees crossing the US border, officials have said. The camp would house up to 500 asylum seekers in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec, near Plattsburgh, New York. The construction begins about a week after Montreal turned its Olympic Stadium into a shelter […]

Morning Update: The $1-billion cost of asylum-seeker spike; the new head of Ontario’s police force

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-morning-update-the-1-billion-cost-of-asylum-seeker-spike-the-new/ The federal government is on pace to spend eight figures over three years, according to a report from the Parliamentary Budget Officer. The average cost for each migrant who entered Canada between border crossings – nearly 38,000 since January of 2017 – is $14,321 for the entire refugee claim process, and the figure is predicted to […]

Hussen says Ford government engaged in ‘fear mongering and demonizing of asylum seekers’

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/powerandpolitics/hussen-macleod-asylum-seekers-fear-mongering-1.4888639 Federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen took aim at the Ontario government on Thursday, saying Doug Ford’s government is stoking fears around asylum seekers and is not offering solutions to the issue of illegal border crossers. “They are not engaged. Instead they have unfortunately decided to engage in fear mongering and demonizing of asylum seekers, […]

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 […]