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Should Israelis be given Canadian Refugee status?

Canadian Refugee status for Israelis An Israeli who said his conscience wouldn’t allow him to join the Israeli Army and that he feared terror attacks had his refugee claim denied by Federal Court of Canada this week. Yuriy Goltsberg, 35, was born in the Ukraine but has Israeli citizenship. He and his wife and daughter […]

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Canadian Refugee Judge gets 18 Months

As reported by 680 News, former immigration judge and city councilor Steve Ellis has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. Ellis was found guilty of breach of trust and bribery in April and was charged in 2006 after he propositioned a South Korean refugee claimant for sex, in exchange for an approval.The meeting with […]

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Canadian Visitor Visas for Mexican Business Travelers: Good News

Canadian Visitor Visas for Mexican Businesspeople Just under a year ago in July 2009, we reported how the Canadian government imposed Visa restrictions on Mexican nationals in an effort to stem the flow of inland Refugee Claims in Canada from that country. This was and still is a wrong-headed approach to the Refugee backlogs and […]

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