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Petition Asks Minister Kenney To Bring Family Back On Humanitarian and Compassionate Grounds

A petition is circulating online, asking Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney to consider bringing back a deported family to Canada on humanitarian and compassionate grounds.  The Benhmuda family was deported to their native Libya after their refugee claim was denied in 2008, after having come to Canada in 2000 with two small children. […]

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Balanced Refugee Reform Act (Bill C-11) To Be Made Unfair To Refugees In Canada

Stipulations removed from Balanced Refugee Reform Act to be put back We recently posted on our blog about how rumours were circulating that the Balanced Refugee Reform Act (Bill-C11) might be facing some changes before it is implemented in June of this year – changes that were initially removed because they were harmful to refugees […]

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Judge orders Tamil migrants released from detention

Tamil migrants who were on the MV Sun Sea, the ship that recently docked in British Columbia, have been released from detention after spending one month behind bars. A federal judge had initially reserved his decision on whether they should be released until Friday, September 17th. On Friday, the judge ordered the Tamils, all women, […]

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