New criteria could mean rejected asylum claims from Mexico, Tunisia, India, and Hungary are denied appeals.
Kristen Shane Published: Wednesday, 02/29/2012 12:00 am EST Last Updated: Thursday, 11/29/2012 9:54 pm EST
A proposed refugee law introduced earlier this month widens the net further than previous legislation so more countries could be designated as "safe"—meaning more asylum claims to Canada could be fast-tracked, with no access to appeals.
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