Canada Asylum Seekers

U.S. Homeland Secretary 'Perplexed' About Migrant Surge Into Canada

CP | Jim Bronskill and Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2017 | Canada Politics

Canada and the U.S. will gather the "hard facts" about the recent influx, Goodale said after the meeting.

'A Little Baloney' In Calling Asylum Seekers' Entry Into Canada 'Illegal'

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.09.2017 | Canada Politics

More than 1,000 people have filed refugee claims at the Quebec-U.S. border since January, compared with about 200 during the same time last year.

Refugees Denied By U.S. 'Regularly' Accepted By Canada: Lawyer

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2017 | Canada

"I think that there is a lack of access to justice (for claimants in the United States)."

How We Treat Refugees Says A Lot About Who We Are

Bhanu Bhatnagar | Posted 12.13.2012 | Canada
Bhanu Bhatnagar

Uprooted from their lives, sometimes in a violent manner, many refugees find themselves in alien lands with little or no knowledge of the local language or culture and (generally) without friends or family to help a lending hand. Most western governments refer to refugees as "clients" or "customers" when processing their applications. There's little or no recognition of the person behind the paperwork. That's where Canada's Romero House comes in.