The Value(S) of the Canada-Us Safe Third Country Agreement
Caledon Institute of Social Policy, 2003
26 Pages Posted: 22 Jun 2004
The Canadian government has used 9/11 and the consequential focus on security as a cover for negotiating an agreement with the United States which would deflect Canada-bound asylum seekers who pass through the United States. Is this agreement really about security? If not, what is the agreement about? The paper assesses the likely impact of the agreement on security - on Canada, on the US, and on refugees?
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