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Karl Nerenberg | The Trudeau government could show some leadership, and drop its appeal of last July's federal court decision that the Safe Third Country Agreement violates the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
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Neela Hassan | It's time for Canada's COVID-19 response plan to include asylum seekers. Nothing should excuse governments from their legal and moral obligations to protect those who are forced to flee their homes.
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Brent Patterson | Trudeau government's renegotiation of Safe Third Country Agreement may be at odds with UN Refugee Convention.
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| A court challenge issued to try to protect immigrant family
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Karl Nerenberg | In 2002, Canada and the U.S. signed an agreement that says asylum seekers can be sent back to the U.S. when they try to enter Canada. Trump’s recent actions make that agreement look ridiculous.
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Redeye Collective | Many of the refugee policies brought in by the Harper government are still in place. Refugee advocates say Justin Trudeau has to make significant changes to those policies now that Trump is president.