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Statement for International Migrants Day 2018

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Ottawa, December 18, 2018 – The Hon. Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship; the Hon. Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs; and the Hon. Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development, today issued the following statement:“Since 2000, the United Nations has designated December 18 as the International Migrants Day. It marks an opportunity to recognize all migrants’ contributions to their home and host countries, as well as the importance of respecting human rights. As a country of immigrants, Canada is especially pleased to mark this important day.


Ministers Hussen, Freeland and Bibeau mark World Refugee Day

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The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship; the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs; and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development, today issued this statement on World Refugee Day:


Recognizing Fraud Prevention Month 2018

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The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, issued the following statement.


Statement for International Migrants Day 2017

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The Hon. Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship; the Hon. Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs; and the Hon. Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today issued the following statement.


Statement from the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship on the House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration’s Report on Immigration Consultants

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Ottawa, December 4, 2017 – The Hon. Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today issued the following statement:"Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is strongly committed to protecting the public from unethical practices in the immigration and citizenship consultant industry.


2017 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada

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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.


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