April 6, 2010

Proposed reforms to Canada’s asylum system

Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney recently introduced legislation to improve Canada’s asylum system.

“This balanced reform would both increase support for refugees in need of protection and discourage many of the unfounded asylum claims that burden our system,” said Minister Kenney. “These changes would result in faster protection for those who need our help and quicker removals of those who do not.” [Source]

Here are the proposed reforms to Canada’s asylum system:

Click here for more information about the proposed Balanced Refugee Program.