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$74M not enough to cut refugee claim backlog: internal documents

Jan 10 2019 — Teresa Wright, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The agency that processes refugee claims in Canada estimated it would need almost four times as much money as it is getting to tackle a major backlog in asylum claims, caused in part by an influx of irregular migrants. Documents obtained under access-to-information law show the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) drafted estimates in November 2017 showing it would need $140 million […]

$74M not enough to cut refugee claim backlog: internal documents

Jan 10 2019 — Teresa Wright, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The agency that processes refugee claims in Canada estimated it would need almost four times as much money as it is getting to tackle a major backlog in asylum claims, caused in part by an influx of irregular migrants. Documents obtained under access-to-information law show the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) drafted estimates in November 2017 showing it would need $140 million […]

$74M not enough to cut refugee claim backlog: internal documents

Jan 10 2019 — Teresa Wright, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The agency that processes refugee claims in Canada estimated it would need almost four times as much money as it is getting to tackle a major backlog in asylum claims, caused in part by an influx of irregular migrants. Documents obtained under access-to-information law show the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) drafted estimates in November 2017 showing it would need $140 million […]