October 31, 2018 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
Canada is prioritizing the deportation of asylum seekers who walked across the border from the United States illegally, federal agency statistics show, as the Liberal government tries to tackle a politically sensitive issue ahead of an election year.
July 20, 2018 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
Canada’s immigration detention system relies on faulty information and is stacked against detainees, many of whom lack lawyers and are penalized for having severe mental illness, an audit as found.
October 20, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
TORONTO (Reuters) – Asylum seekers who illegally crossed the U.S. border into Canada this year are obtaining refugee status at higher rates, new data shows, as authorities accept claims from people who say they feared being deported by U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration.
October 16, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
TORONTO (Reuters) – The number of asylum seekers walking across the U.S. border into Canada illegally dropped by more than two-thirds in September from August, government data showed on Monday, as officials seek to dispel myths around the country’s refugee system.
September 25, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny and Alastair Sharp, Reuters
TORONTO (Reuters) – Chelsea Manning was turned back at the Canadian-U.S. border because she was convicted of espionage for passing information to Wikileaks, the former U.S. intelligence analyst said on Monday.
September 10, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada has deported hundreds of people to countries designated too dangerous for civilians, with more than half of those people being sent back to Iraq, according to government data obtained by Reuters.
June 26, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny and Rod Nickel, Reuters
Thousands of people who fled to Canada to escape President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal migrants have become trapped in legal limbo because of an overburdened refugee system, struggling to find work, permanent housing or enrol their children in schools.
June 13, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
Detention of Mexican citizens in Canada has spiked since December, when the government lifted its visa requirement for visitors from Mexico, figures obtained by Reuters show, even as Canada burnishes its image as more welcoming than the United States.
March 18, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
Canada’s border authorities detained more Mexicans in the first 67 days of 2017 than they did annually in any of the three previous years, according to statistics obtained by Reuters.
May 17, 2016 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
Despite calls from “outraged” Ontario health workers, the province won’t stop putting immigration detainees in provincial jails any time soon.