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Ottawa begins fast-tracking asylum claims from selected countries

0 °C  | SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2019 SUBSCRIPTION| SIGN IN Ottawa begins fast-tracking asylum claims from selected countries The Immigration and Refugee Board now fast-tracks “less complex” asylum claims by reviewing evidence without a full hearing as backlog climbs to 74,000 cases with wait times of up to 24 months. NEWS 06:56 PM Nicholas Keung Toronto Star A group of irregular […]