Kenney's favoured British reforms blasted

Former IRB chairman Peter Showler says the UK model is "weak" and "inefficient."

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Immigration Minister Jason Kenney has talked about using the UK’s refugee reforms as a point of reference, but a former IRB Chairman says the UK system is weak.
Laura Payton
Published: Wednesday, 09/23/2009 12:00 am EDT

Immigration Minister Jason Kenney's reported plans to implement a British-style refugee system that uses civil servants as first-level decision-makers would make the process less fair and effective, says a former Immigration and Refugee Board chairman.

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