Refugee lawyers say bill would create conditional permanent residence

Refugees could have their permanent resident status stripped and be deported, years after arrival in Canada, they say. But the government maintains it's just streamlining the existing process.

Kristen Shane
Published: Wednesday, 02/22/2012 12:00 am EST

An immigration bill introduced last week in Parliament opens the door for refugees resettled in Canada to have their permanent residence status stripped of them and for them to be deported, even years after their arrival, say refugee lawyers.

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