Saturday, 22 September 2007

Warning issued to potential Mexican "refugees"

Officials warn of misinformation going to refugees

Sep 21, 2007 08:09 PM
Allison Jones

Canadian immigration authorities are spreading the message that Canada does not give preferential treatment to illegal Mexican refugees in an effort to counteract misinformation that has sent scores of migrants sneaking across the border from the United States.

As the U.S. cracks down on illegal immigrants, organizations and websites there are "providing false or misleading information on how to claim refugee status in Canada," reads a fraud warning posted on Citizenship and Immigration Canada's website.

Read it all here.

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