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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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The Chilean and the psychiatrist Pato Milla and Marion Koch

When Pato Milla arrived at Montreal’s Mirabel airport on a frigid December day in 1986, only he knew that he would not be catching the final leg of his flight to Madrid. 1,133 more words

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Colombia’s fugitive ex-spy chief wanted by Interpol surrenders

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The former director of Colombia’s security service, who is accused of spying on senior political figures, has turned herself over to the authorities after five years on the run. 289 more words

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Federal Court denies stay of deportation for Roma family

The last hope of a Hungarian Roma family seeking refuge in Canada was dashed when a Federal Court justice denied a stay of deportation on Wednesday morning. 148 more words

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Fate of Roma family to be decided Wednesday

The fate of a Roma family seeking refuge in Canada will go down to the wire. The judge expected to rule on a stay of deportation will make a decision hours before the deportation is set to happen on Wednesday. 120 more words

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