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Why Is There No Refuge for Roma Refugees?

(5) Comments | Posted December 21, 2012 | 12:07 PM

Why Canada's "safe" country scheme offers no refuge for Roma refugees

On December 14, 2012, Jason Kenney, Canada's Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, unveiled the Federal government's "Designated Countries of Origin" list. This list is comprised of 27 countries, including 25 member states of the European Union,...

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Refugees Are People Too

(3) Comments | Posted May 11, 2012 | 12:34 PM

If Bill C-31, "Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act," passes in parliament, Canada will lose its reputation for fairness and human rights and, more importantly, hundreds if not thousands of people's lives will be adversely affected.

Other Huffington Post contributions noted that the bill's earlier incarnation,...

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