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Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration

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In response to the Syria refugee crisis and increasing movements of refugees and migrants, the UN General Assembly in 2016 adopted the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants. That declaration launched separate processes to create 2 non-binding international agreements: one for refugees (Global Compact on Refugees) and one for migrants (the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration). The number of international migrants continues to grow and was estimated at 258 million worldwide in 2017, a 49% increase compared to 2000.


Backgrounder: Businesses and communities across Canada to benefit from increased immigration

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Our immigration system has helped make Canada the nation it is today – one that is diverse, prosperous and welcoming to those in need. Immigration spurs innovation and economic growth and supports the development of diverse, dynamic and innovative businesses and communities across the country.


Irregular border crossings – What is Canada doing?

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The Government of Canada is committed to protecting the safety of Canadians and keeping our border secure. At the same time, asylum seekers must be treated with compassion and afforded due process under the law.


Cum îi vor afecta pe români noile reguli de intrare ale guvernului Canadei

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Începând cu 5 iunie, 2018, cetățenii români vor avea nevoie de un pașaport electronic valabil pentru a continua să călătorească în Canada fără viză sau în baza Autorizației de călătorie electronice (eTA) pentru călătoriile întreprinse pe calea aerului. Aceasta înseamnă că românii care dețin un pașaport non-electronic, cum ar fi pașaportul temporar, vor avea nevoie de o viză valabilă pentru a călători în Canada.


Canada is changing its entry rules for citizens of the United Arab Emirates

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As of 5:30 a.m. ET (1:30 p.m. GST) on June 5, 2018, citizens of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will no longer need a visa to travel to Canada for short stays (normally for up to six months) for visiting, business, and tourism activities.


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