The plan by new Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau foresees 25,000 Syrian refugees to arrive in Canada by the end of the month. US Senators worry that they cannot be thoroughly vetted and ask that since we share an over 5,000 mile border could the massive influx pose security threats for us?
The Committee will hold a hearing this morning at 10 a.m. (see here).
Here is the news at Channel News Asia:
WASHINGTON/OTTAWA: Canada is proceeding with plans to take in 25,000 Syrian refugees, but the country’s background-vetting programme is under scrutiny by a U.S. congressional panel, with a hearing set for Wednesday, amid lawmaker concerns about U.S. security.
Pals! Canada’s Immigration minister pretty much says, who cares what the US Senate does, we have already run it past Obama and he is fine with it! Photo: The boys will meet again in Washington in March…
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