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York researchers partner in $3.5-million refugee study

Four executive committee members of York University’s Centre for Refugee Studies (CRS) are successful co-applicants and collaborators in the Social Science and Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Partnership Grant, titled “Civil society and the global refugee regime: Understanding and enhancing impact through the implementation of global refugee policy.”  The project’s total budget is $3.5 million, with […]

Former Tory government’s refugee reforms get failing grade

Despite the highly-touted changes made by the former Conservative government in 2012, the revamped refugee system has failed to hear claims within tight statutory processing timelines or get rid of the backlog, reports a new study released by the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies. Read the complete article: https://www.thestar.com/news/immigration/2017/05/17/former-tory-governments-refugee-reforms-get-failing-grade.html