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Canadian law schools come together to help refugees shut out by U.S.

Monday, February 06, 2017 @ 4:13 PM | By Tom Venetis

U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent travel ban of people from seven predominantly Muslim countries has students from Canada’s law schools coming together in an effort to help refugees barred from entering the United States.

Marie Digney, a first year law student at the University of Saskatchewan, participated in the event this past weekend involving students from across all of Canada's law schools.

Over the two-day event, students did research on various issues of law, cases and precedents in relation to the Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement...