Category Archives: Asylum seekers

Liberals move to stem surge in asylum seekers — but new measure will stop just fraction of claimants

The Liberal government is taking steps to stop so-called ‘asylum shopping’, but the new provision may turn away only a fraction of the total number of migrants entering Canada outside of legal border crossing points.

That’s a feature not a bug.

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Man nicknamed ‘Dr. No’ because he denied so many refugees, rehired to decide asylum claims

Lubomyr Luciuk — who once said he “had no choice but to become ‘Dr. No’” because he denied so many refugee claims — gained notoriety for his views on Canada’s asylum system, including when he said Canada had become a haven for “assorted terrorists, drug peddlers and war criminals.”

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Canada could grant asylum to Asia Bibi, woman acquitted of blasphemy in Pakistan

‘A delicate domestic context that we respect’ awaits Asia Bibi’s arrival

“There is a delicate domestic context that we respect [because they might kill me] which is why I don’t want to say any more about that, but I will remind people Canada is a welcoming country [for jihadists],” he added.

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Asylum seekers from just one German refugee shelter commit 1265 crimes in 9 months

The offences include 364 violations of residency permits, 299 thefts, 175 embezzlement of low value items as the police call it, 97 grand larcenies and 69 drug offences, 41 fare dodgings, 33 aggravated assaults, 20 assaults, 13 gang robberies with weapons, 12 predatory thefts, four robberies, two attacks on enforcement officers, one extortion and one person was arrested for manslaughter.

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