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Canada’s ‘deportation list’ raises important questions for the courts | Stephen Green

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 @ 9:07 AM | By Stephen Green

Perhaps the most fascinating and overlooked facet of immigration law is the extent to which it is interwoven with international relations. A notable example is the process by which foreign nationals who are required to leave Canada are returned to their countries of origin or citizenship.

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Recent statistics show that there are currently about 15,000 individuals on Canada’s “deportation list,” scheduled for removal from the country. While the figure appears dramatic, it is somewhat lower than historic averages and encompasses a wide array of...