“A draft report by the Canadian Border Services Agency into criminal activity by Hungarian refugee claimants urges the federal government to reinstate a visa requirement on the country, something it has been reluctant to do in the face of ongoing EU trade negotiations.
The final report by the CBSA changes tack: it urges the government to adopt stricter measures to stem the flow of what the border agency considers an “irregular” wave of illegitimate refugee claims.
Immigration Minister Jason Kenney says he raised the issue of possible fraud by Hungarian refugee claimants during a visit to Budapest last week. (Imre Foldi/MTI/Associated Press)
But just such stricter measures are already on the books and are about to be implemented.”