News July, 2018

Immigration committee to hold summer hearings on asylum seekers

By Michelle Zilio, Globe and Mail | The House of Commons immigration committee will return to Ottawa this summer for a series of emergency meetings, at which they will call on three cabinet ministers to explain the Liberal government’s plan to manage the surge in asylum seekers along the Canada-U.S. border.

Over 190 countries agree on global compact on safe migration

By Vancouver Sun | More than 190 countries agreed on a global compact to promote safe and orderly migration and reduce human smuggling and trafficking Friday, culminating lengthy negotiations on the often contentious issue that were boycotted by the United States.