A U.S. court decision prohibits detention of minors for more than 20 days, but the executive order will not allow migrants to be released, write refugee advocates.
People gathered in protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration policies in February 2017 at the U.S. embassy in Ottawa. The Hill Times file photograph by Sam Garcia
In the face of overwhelming pressure, U.S. President Donald Trump issued an executive order on June 20, reversing his policy of separating migrant children from their families. While this is a positive change, the U.S. remains unsafe for refugees.
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‘If it is slanderous or defamatory, then we will be held accountable for that, and we will be held accountable by our electorate, in whether they vote for us again,’ says Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen.
Big-ticket items in the last federal budget of this majority Liberal government include more than $6.2-billion to expand federal financing of rental construction, $1-billion for increasing access to drugs for rare diseas