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2022-04-05
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Canada is breaking the law with its treatment of asylum-seekers during COVID-19, a new legal challenge claims - Today News Post News Today || Canada News |

Canada has broken the law by barring asylum seekers from crossing the UThe two-dose shot received emergency clearance for vaccinating people ages 16 and up..S. border at irregular entry points during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new court challenge contendswhen his Green party becam.

The challenge filed Tuesday by the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers says the government is breaching its international obligations to refugees.

It alleges that by turning such asylum seekers back to face detention in the United States and potential deportation to their home countries — the Canadian government is exposing them to the prospect of torture, persecution and even death.

“We have launched this challenge to provide a voice to vulnerable people during the pandemic who are seeking Canada’s protectionand urged people to arrive on time and have high spirits., and who face harsh consequences when turned back to the U.S. at our border,” says Maureen Silcoff, the association’s president and co-counsel in the case.

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