Bill C 31 Roma

Will Bill C-31 Reject More Romas?

Bernie Farber | Posted 09.15.2012 | Canada Politics
Bernie Farber

One of the more pernicious elements of the new Immigration and Refugee Bill C-31 is the so-called "Designated Safe Country" (DSO) rule. This would designate certain countries as "safe" more or less assuring that refugee claims from any such countries would be quickly rejected. The Romas are a prime target.

Tories Accused Of Spreading 'Gypsy Fiction' In Refugee Bill

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - An advocate for Roma refugee claimants says "Gypsy fiction" is fanning the same kind of discrimination in Canada that her ancestors have face...