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2017 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | statements

As of July 31, 2017, Canada has welcomed nearly 48,000 Syrian refugees. I’m pleased that the Audit found that, overall, Syrian refugees received a wide variety of settlement services in their first year in Canada. A departmental evaluation earlier this year also showed that most Syrians are integrating well and are doing so at the same rate as other refugee groups have in the past.


MP Emmanuel Dubourg wraps up successful visit to Miami

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | statements

The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, issued the following statement: Today, federal Member of Parliament for Bourassa Emmanuel Dubourg, as a member of the Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force of Irregular Migration, wrapped up a series of outreach activities with the Haitian community in Miami, Florida.


Ministers Hussen, Freeland, Joly and Bibeau mark World Refugee Day

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | statements

Ottawa, June 20, 2017 — The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship; The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs; The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and la Francophonie; and The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Minister responsible for Multiculturalism today issued the following statement on World Refugee Day:


Statement by Minister Hussen on advancing Bill C-6, an Act to amend the Citizenship Act and make consequential amendments to another Act

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | statements

The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, issued the following statement: “The Government of Canada tabled a motion to move forward with Bill C-6 so that we may amend the Citizenship Act to make it easier for eligible immigrants to meet the requirements for citizenship and build successful lives in Canada.”


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