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Safe Third Country Agreement behind spike of irregular border crossers, say Immigration Committee witnesses

By Neil Moss      

Immigration Committee exploring broad study on migration challenges and opportunities in the 21st century.

Members of the House Immigration Committee, pictured last week on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

The House Immigration Committee, which is looking at migration and refugee challenges in the 21st century, is being told by witnesses that the federal government should suspend the Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement to reduce the number of irregular border crossers coming into Canada.

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