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.
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.
August 17, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny and Allison Lampert, Reuters
TORONTO/MONTREAL (Reuters) – The number of asylum seekers who illegally crossed the U.S. border into Canada more than tripled last month, according to Canadian government data released on Thursday, as migrants worried about the U.S. administration’s immigration crackdown head north.
July 6, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
An El Salvadoran woman and her two daughters are challenging a Canadian refugee law that bars their entry by land, the first time a court has heard a legal objection to the law with a real-life case at its center.
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.
April 27, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny and Rod Nickel, Reuters
Migrants who applied for asylum in the United States but then fled north, fearing they would be swept up in President Donald Trump’s immigration crackdown, may have miscalculated in viewing Canada as a safe haven.
That is because their time in the United States could count against them when they apply for asylum in Canada, according to a Reuters review of Canadian federal court rulings on asylum seekers and interviews with refugee lawyers.
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.
February 10, 2016 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
It was a long, long wait.
January 22, 2016 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
Much of Canada’s conversation around refugees — whom do we take, when and how many? — has focused on the assumed cost of the initiative.