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They also don't get to "jump the queue" ahead of people in refugee camps.
Canada has a compassionate, principled approach to both immigration and refugees. Our government's inability to control this developing situation may ultimately do harm to our current refugee system, ultimately causing Canadians to have a lack of faith in the system, and ultimately in the government that is charged with managing it.
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The issue will be one of many the public safety minister will discuss with John Kelly.
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"We are now the beacon of hope for desperate refugees."
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