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Canada: Libs want 25,000 Syrians (mostly Muslims) admitted before the end of 2015!

Posted by Ann Corcoran on October 26, 2015

I’ve not posted much from north of the border recently, but Canadian readers continue to be at the top, or nearly at the top, of the list of faithful readers from around the world who visit RRW regularly, see here yesterday.

Trudeau

Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau celebrates with supporters. http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canada-election-2015-trudeau-generation-x-1.3285659

We knew as soon as we heard the news about Justin Trudeau being elected Prime Minister last week that this meant more Muslim migration to Canada.

What is interesting about this news from the National Post is that it dances around a critical issue that effects both Canada and the US and that is that we are allowing the UNITED NATIONS to almost exclusively choose our refugees.  That means that in the case of the Syrians, they will come from UN camps that house mostly Sunni Muslims.

97% of the Syrians who entered the US in FY2015 were Muslims chosen by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Thus even if Canada wanted to select truly persecuted Christians and/or Yazidis, they have no system in place to do so in large numbers—neither do we in the US!  We have given that power to the UN!

From the National Post (emphasis is mine):

TORONTO — As the Liberal government gears up to meet its promise to bring 25,000 government-sponsored Syrian refugees to Canada by the end of 2015, experts say time may be too short to effectively settle refugees and navigate security concerns.

“The numbers are not difficult numbers. The timeline is a difficult timeline,” said Naomi Alboim, a Queen’s University professor and former deputy minister of citizenship in Ontario.

With more than four million Syrian refugees in need, the first order of business will be identifying those to bring to Canada. Government-sponsored refugees are typically referred to Canada by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), which confirms their refugee status and passes on the most urgent cases. Canadian visa officers then review their claims, and put refugees through security checks and health screenings. The process can take months, if not years.

[….]

These alternative approaches require Canada to pick refugees and decide whether to focus on groups that have been especially brutalized by ISIS, such as Syria’s Yazidi minority, or on everyone fleeing the dangerous civil war, said Guidy Mamann, an immigration lawyer based in Toronto.

“Normally, in refugee law, we are looking to protect those who are persecuted, those who suffer the greatest,” he added.
But Canada, which relies on UNHCR for refugee referrals, has no system for picking refugees by itself. In addition, most Syrian refugees are outside of camps, making them harder to identify.

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9 Responses to “Canada: Libs want 25,000 Syrians (mostly Muslims) admitted before the end of 2015!”

  1. FatherJon said

    Gotta wonder about all these Syrian refugees from war. They actually don’t like the trees in the places of refuge they arrive at in Sweden –

    http://www.thelocal.se/20151026/refugees-refuse-beds-at-swedish-holiday-home

    Maybe the bombed out buildings weren’t so bad after all. I hope the Canada contingent don’t hate trees!

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  2. […] post), here is some news about how Canadian mental health providers are getting ready for the huge influx of mostly Syrian Muslims expected to be settled from coast to coast in the coming […]

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  3. Dr. Rich Swier said

    Great. Posted: http://bit.ly/1S7CQ4q

    Rich

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  4. ELN said

    Reblogged this on ELLIOT LAKE News and commented:
    https://elliotlakenews.wordpress.com/2007/02/20/muslim-violence-tolerated-by-some/

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  5. Judy Mahan said

    Canada is right on top of us. Scary! That liberal idiot they elected is going to be a disaster. Most of these Syrians will probably end up in the U.S.

    Sent from my iPad

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  6. Brittius said

    Reblogged this on Brittius.

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  7. Trudeau being that familiar with a Muslim woman, good way to get beheaded?

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