By the time lawyer admitted misconduct, all but one of the families had their asylum claims denied and had been deported.see more »
Thousands could be forced to leave starting April 1.
Hungarian, Slovak ambassadors say claimants from their countries are taking advantage of Canada’s asylum system. Close to half of finalized claims accepted.
Feds pushed a law to let provinces and territories decide on minimum residency requirements, but no provincial leader directly says they will.
Canada cites other concerns about high immigration violation rates, asylum claims from Caribbean island state.
Department partners with Canadian Tire, Maple Leaf Sports and the NHL to enhance citizenship ceremonies and boost marketing channels.
Nearly half of all Torontonians are immigrants. Many rely on grassroots settlement programs to help them get back on their feet after fleeing trauma. For those serving them, it’s not just a job, but a way of life and an experience they may have lived themselves.
Contractor didn't meet privacy, security standards before eight-day closure last year: CIC.
Critics of the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration program say it failed to protect returnees.
Advocates surprised by high number of privately sponsored refugees.
Department-generated list suggests nearly $1.5 million spent, but spokesperson says it’s less.
Looking back over 2014 it is encouraging to see that many Canadians have stayed true to Canada’s reputation of generosity for refugees, despite discouraging signals from our political leaders.
Express Entry system and online checks for travellers from visa-exempt countries among upcoming changes.