Border guards harassing Tamils?

Canada Border Services Agency officers are showing up unannounced at the homes of migrants from the MV Sun Sea and searching their bedrooms, activity that lawyers and Tamil-Canadian representatives say goes too far, Postmedia News reported. CBSA says that the officers are only looking to enforce the refugees' release conditions, such as verifying their whereabouts and that they live at the address they have reported to the Immigration and Refugee Board. It denied reports officers are going through drawers and closets.

Published: Wednesday, 04/27/2011 12:00 am EDT

Canada Border Services Agency officers are showing up unannounced at the homes of migrants from the MV Sun Sea and searching their bedrooms, activity that lawyers and Tamil-Canadian representatives say goes too far, Postmedia News reported. CBSA says that the officers are only looking to enforce the refugees' release conditions, such as verifying their whereabouts and that they live at the address they have reported to the Immigration and Refugee Board. It denied reports officers are going through drawers and closets.

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