The subject has been a sore point between the two countries since the Conservative government imposed the visa in 2009 after a sharp increase in the numbers of Mexican asylum seekers.
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The McGill Law School graduate, noted broadcaster and blogger describes herself as having "lived at the intersection of Canada and India my whole life." Her legal career reflects her South Asian Canadian citizenry, as she has interned with a Supreme Court lawyer in New Delhi and worked with the Commission for the Walkerton Inquiry here in Canada.
I know the conventional wisdom holds that Immigration Minister Jason Kenney is crazy like a fox. But what appears to be a haphazard approach to dealing with immigration is actually one of the most brilliant long-term political chess games of our time, or so we're told.