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Canada welcomes refugees, but shuts the door on asylum seekers

Sociology professor, Vic Satzewich, writes opinion editorial in the Globe and Mail about asylum seekers.

Aug 11, 2017

Maintaining the “integrity of the immigration system” is in part the shared code language for how our governments (Conservative or Liberal) think about asylum seekers. Canada may love refugees like Syrians who are selected and screened abroad before they set foot in the country, but the same cannot be said about asylum seekers who wash up on our shores in boats, or who walk across our border with the U.S.  Read the full opinion editorial by Vic Satzewich that appeared in the Globe and Mail August 8, 2017.