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refugee ban

In 2011, financed with Canadian taxpayer money, the government initiated a billboard campaign in the predominant countries of origin of Roma claimants. It sought to deliberately deter Roma from seeking asylum in Canada, stating that "people who make a [refugee] claim without sound reasons will be processed faster and deported faster."
"I didn't know what to do. I was scared."
And large numbers are worried about how many Syrians Canada plans to welcome.
Two refugee crises may be more than 70 years apart, but they have striking parallels.
"It is very cruel for leaders, or even citizens, to say we cannot take in these refugees, we've done enough."