Refugee reform

Feds reviewing inland refugee system, under pressure to scrap ‘safe countries’ list

Government officials got an earful from refugee groups about the Designated Countries of Origin system, which it has pledged to keep with some changes.

Immigration Minister John McCallum is overseeing a review of Canada's asylum system, after the previous Conservative government imposed a series of tough measures aimed at discouraging illegitimate refugee claims. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

By PETER MAZEREEUW

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 12:00 AM

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