Safe Third Country Stays—For Now

A judge has ruled that while in appeal, a pact restricting incoming asylum seekers will continue to be enforced, much to the chagrin of refugee advocates.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 02/06/2008 12:00 am EST

The government can continue to use the Safe Third Country Agreement to turn away asylum seekers trying to enter Canada from the United States while it appeals a Federal Court decision that struck down the controversial legislation.

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