The bureaucrats tried to hide the numbers from the Canadian Taxpayers Federation by using data for individual refugees rather than for families. Shady stuff, considering that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada changed the definition of “family” to include young able-bodied men travelling together who self-identified as brothers.
To qualify for the file-review process, a claimant must be from one of 14 countries:
Afghanistan, Burundi, Egypt, Eritrea, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Turkey, Venezuela and Yemen.
Behind the scenes, the RCMP is working “all hands on deck” to get ready, Michaud said, adding the Mounties were helping local police forces and federal agencies gear up to deal with the returnees. LINK TO ARTICLE