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UN official warns of ‘dehumanizing’ political rhetoric amid Canada border-crosser debate

Despite the increase in border crossers, Canada does not face a 'crisis' with asylum seekers, says Volker Turk.
Volker Türk, the United Nations Refugee Agency's assistant high commissioner for protection says Canada's refugee numbers are ‘entirely manageable.’ The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
By Samantha Wright Allen      

Parliamentarians should be careful not to politicize refugees, especially when their levels are “entirely manageable” like in Canada, says a United Nations refugee official.

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