600,000 “Refugees” Since 1987
A key fact in any refugee claimant story should be the enormous number of people who have made refugee claims in Canada.
Around 600,000 “refugees” have done so in the past 18 to 20 years. Most Canadians do not know this because they depend on information from reporters and editors who write about refugees. The problem is that these people seem to know almost nothing about the refugee or immigration issue.
Most reporters and editors seem to think that their job is finished when they have finished interviewing a failed refugee claimant and his supporters. Little attention is given to non-immigration industry viewpoints or to the bigger picture. Many reporters and editors seem unaware that the refugee claimant process has turned into a second and relatively easy way of getting into Canada.
Many claimants have abused this process which was originally intended for people who have a genuine fear of political persecution.
A very large proportion of the 600,000 claims made in Canada probably would have never been considered by any other refugee receiving country. Most refugees get here by using fraudulent documents to board planes in their country of origin. Most refugee applicants are male and most are young.
If only 400,000 fraudulent, but successful refugee applicants sponsored 2 relatives, the number of people who then entered Canada through the Family Class process would be 800,000. If 400,000 sponsored 3 relatives each, the number who entered Canada through the Family Class would reach 1.2 million. This sponsoring has occurred and it continues today. It is an unending story referred to as chain migration.
The second major truth is that the acceptance rate for refugee claimants in Canada is far above that in any other refugee accepting country. In 2006, Canada approved over 50% of refugee applicants, compared to an average approval rate of 16% in the [other] major refugee-accepting countries. Many refugee claimants who fail to get approved in Canada are later admitted under the Humanitarian Class of immigrants, so the real acceptance rate of refugee claimants in Canada is much higher than the 50%.
Some Canadians think Canada has a high acceptance rate because we are more generous and compassionate. A more accurate answer would probably be that Canada’s immigration industry has bullied, intimidated and abused Canada’s refugee administrators (civil service and elected officials).
It has also assaulted Canadians with absurd claims that Canada has a sinful past which it must compensate for with a walk down endless Absolution Avenue. The situation has not been helped by Canada’s media which is poorly informed about the refugee and immigration issue. As a result, our media gets regularly duped by the country’s immigration industry. >Read FULL ARTICLE>HERE
[ELN Editor's Note:
"Refugees" are NOT legal immigrants waiting in line who've passed the 'points system', nor have money, nor have proven skills, education, experience, nor proven good character, etc. etc., as would be a legal immigrant prior to being accepted into Canada. We Canadians generally take any foreigner at his word...much like how a careless employer would screen potential employees....irresponsibly!
Generally -- a "refugee" is an uninvited foreigner showing up on our doorstep, begging to be allowed into our country based on unsubstantiated claims of some form of abuse in their own country. Many arrive here in Canada unannounced with NO identification (or bogus I.D.), NO passport, NO money (they 'say'), have little education and/or few, if any skills. We KNOW NOTHING of their personal background, nor do we know if they're criminal fugitives, terrorists, child molesters, diseased TB or HIV carriers....absolutely NOTHING!
Yet incredibly, these complete strangers are granted entry into our country, merely on the strength of their dubious claims. (Some Canadian-born residents undergo a tougher experience when rightfully re-entering their very own country)
Of course, being nice Canadians, we naively believe all their sob stories and offer them sanctuary that includes a generous "vacation package" until we can check out their fictional stories in a year or two -- which is how long it takes because of a huge back-log of claimants. The "word" does go out around the world in many foreign languages, that "those stupid Canadians" are "such a soft touch". The inevitable result is a never-ending CHAIN MIGRATION of even more free-loaders. Why bother with the normal channels of immigration when they have no chance of success. It's much easier to use the back-door approach with better odds of a 50% success rate...and besides... look at all those freebies!
< Our OWN poor people need help!
During their waiting time, these uninvited strangers from mostly poor 3rd world countries, are "blessed with manna from heaven" in the form of free benefits beyond their wildest dreams..... free welfare money, free lodgings, free food, free clothing, free medical/dental care, free legal care, free taxi chits, etc. etc. -- all provided by YOU..... the stressed-out, working taxpayer or the pensioner clipping grocery coupons to save a few cents.
Ask your Member of Parliament whether they're in favour of these astronomical support costs amounting to BILLIONS of dollars, freely doled out to gatecrashers every year on your behalf.]
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