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The publication of the figures may in fact serve to discourage Haitians who are thinking of coming to Canada since the government Trump has cancelled their temporary residence permit.
The publication of the low acceptance rate of asylum applications from Haitians by the federal government makes skeptical some observers are of the middle of the immigration.
These figures may in fact serve to discourage Haitians who are thinking of coming to Canada since the government Trump has cancelled their temporary residence permit, according to the immigration lawyer Stéphane Handfield. “It is obvious that the government is eager to make public these statistics send a clear message to communities on the u.s. side. “
This publication coincides with the travel to the United States several federal members of parliament to silence the rumor that it is very easy to be accepted as a refugee in Canada.
In fact, less than 10% of asylum seekers-haitians — 29 requests on the 298 treated up here — would have been accepted, according to data from February to October 2017 published Thursday on the website of the Commission on immigration and refugee status (IRB).
Gold, more than 6000 records are awaiting processing, either a ” very small sample “, which it is impossible to identify a trend, said to Me Handfield. Traditionally, 50 % of Haitians are accepted in Canada.
If the asylum claims of Haitians are more likely to have been treated from February to October 2017, hundreds of requests for Nigerians, Turks and Syrians are also in the lot. In total, for this period, the ten countries from which the largest number of asylum seekers who have crossed irregularly the border $ 14 467 records, of which barely 10 % have been treated. The acceptance rate is 60 %.