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Refugee claims from 27 countries now under greater scrutiny in Canada

12/14/2012 11:05 EST | Updated 02/13/2013 05:12 EST
OTTAWA - Here is a list of countries which the Canadian government considers generally safe and unlikely to produce true refugees. Refugee claimants from these countries will see their cases fast-tracked and will have fewer avenues of appeal if they are rejected

— Austria

— Belgium

— Croatia

— Cyprus

— Czech Republic

— Denmark

— Estonia

— Finland

— France

— Germany

— Greece

— Hungary

— Ireland

— Italy

— Latvia

— Lithuania

— Luxembourg

— Malta

— Netherlands

— Poland

— Portugal

— Slovak Republic

— Slovenia

— Spain

— Sweden

— United Kingdom

— United States of America