09/09/2015 10:29 EDT | Updated 09/09/2015 10:59 EDT

How The Tories' Changes To The Immigration System May Hurt Them In Refugee Crisis

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AJAX, ON- AUGUST 3 - Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivers remarks at the Deer Run Golf Club as his campaign hits the GTA as he kicks off his election campaign in Ajax. August 3, 2015. (Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

If there was one file in which Conservatives could believe they were untouchable, it is immigration.

Having put one of their most capable operators at the helm, Jason Kenney, the Tories pulled off some of the most revolutionary changes to the immigration system since the days of Clifford Sifton: More and better immigrants, faster processing times and fakers and criminals swiftly weeded out and sent home.

Read the full story at the National Post.