Refugee board vacancies cause soaring backlog of refugee claims.


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Opposition MPs on Tuesday decried the federal government's delay in filling 58 vacancies at the Immigration and Refugee Board, which the board's chair has said is responsible for a soaring backlog of refugee claims.
During Tuesday's question period, Liberal immigration critic Maurizio Bevilacqua said the government's lag in hiring for the positions has resulted in the tripling of refugee claims yet to be processed.
Immigration Minister Diane Finley responded by saying the Tories are committed to helping genuine refugees, citing the government's announcement that it will double the number of Iraqi refugees accepted into Canada from Iraq.
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petros
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Canadians have taken to going to the crossings to stop illegals at the border.

Good for them.
 
Durry
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They need to bring their guns with them to defend the border
 
taxslave
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Quote: Originally Posted by Durry View Post

They need to bring their guns with them to defend the border

Our government frowns on us having guns, remember.
 
DaSleeper
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Maybe we could build a wall.....
 

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