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Population density as a mechanism of influence

The population density,of the Netherlands is over 10 times that of the USA. Therefore: so long as European countries bears the brunt of immigration from countries that benefit from American foreign policy attention, the US population will not put pressure on the US government to stop terrorizng the world. 25 more words


Josh Dehaas: Government should provide information on fate of failed asylum seekers

After Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen released his annual immigration plan last Wednesday, Conservative immigration critic Michelle Rempel went on CTV to offer her reaction. The Calgary MP painted a picture of a system buckling under the weight of the more than 15,000 asylum seekers who walked into Canada to claim refugee status after the election of Donald Trump. 788 more words

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Generativity and Recovery! Part Two: Generativity in My Own Recovery

My three-month psychiatric incarceration seemed to be aimed at discrediting me after I had leaked newspaper stories. On my way to Canada to seek asylum, I was stopped by police. 1,011 more words


RCMP questionnaire for asylum seekers targeted Muslims, asking them about head coverings, terrorist groups

OTTAWA — The emergence of an RCMP questionnaire targeting Muslim asylum seekers in Quebec sparked criticism Thursday that the Liberal government mismanaged last summer’s massive flow of migrants from the United States. 799 more words


The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa

The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa is one of the best crafted novels I have read in sometime. What is more amazing is that this is a debut novel. 904 more words

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Dno Is Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose

This past spring, I posted a translation of an article, originally published on the news and commentary website Grani.ru (which has long been banned in Russia) about the plight of… 247 more words


Father de Souza: Pope and Trudeau both talk about 'open borders,' but are pragmatists at heart


From the first months of his pontificate, Pope Francis has championed openness to migrants and refugees, advocating a generous provision for same and castigating those countries that close their borders. 803 more words

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