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The Risk of Being a Family

A home on the coast of Michoacán, Mexico. Views of the ocean. Sea breezes waft through the windows as a loving family with three handsome teenaged sons gathers for dinner. 794 more words

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Did US threaten to stop sharing intel if Germany protected Snowden?

By JOSEPH FITSANAKIS | intelNews.org
The vice chancellor of Germany has allegedly told an American journalist that the United States warned Berlin it would stop sharing intelligence if it offered protection to American defector Edward Snowden. 441 more words

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Trabelsi denied refugee status in Canada, fears persecution if returned home

A Tunisian billionaire who fled to Montreal on a private plane during the country’s uprising in 2011 will not be allowed to remain in Canada as a refugee, the Immigration and Refugee Board has ruled. 612 more words

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Calgary imam wanted in U.S. over alleged sexual assaults

A lawyer representing a Calgary imam facing outstanding criminal charges in the United States says there has been a “rush to judgment” against his client that is based on stale, years old warrants. 535 more words

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Full Pundit: The Conservatives are one big happy family again

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A formerly “mutinous Conservative MP” tells the National Post‘s John Ivison that he and his caucus-mates are now perfectly happy with the level of independence they’re being afforded by party leadership. 622 more words

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Political Asylum in the United States of America

Political Asylum is an important facet of Immigration Law. In the U.S. political asylum is defined as a protective legal status. Asylum protects individuals from being persecuted in their own country by taking sanctuary in the United States. 227 more words

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Refugee claimant who sought sanctuary in a church for four years gets Canadian citizenship

Abdelkader Belaouni, a blind refugee claimant who spent almost four years in a Pointe-St-Charles church to avoid deportation, is now a Canadian citizen.

Belaouni, who lost his sight in a soccer accident at age 23, claimed refugee status in Canada in 2003, but was rejected the following year. 203 more words

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