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. Refugees would be ineligible to sponsor any immediate family members and these refugees would be second-class people in Canada.
Associate Director, York University
Jennifer Hyndman is Associate Director, Research at the Centre for Refugee Studies and Professor in Social Science and Geography at York University.
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