Refugee claims drop by half in Canada, rise in US, says UN

‘Highly divergent trend’ saw US claims rise 25 per cent from 2012 to 2013, while Canada’s fell by half.

Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
Then-immigration minister Jason Kenney announces the introduction of the Protecting Canada’s Immigration System Act in 2012, which analysts say has contributed to the drop in asylum claims in Canada.
Peter Mazereeuw
Published: Wednesday, 04/02/2014 12:00 am EDT


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