The Conservative government is set to roll out the unwelcome mat to the annual stampede of bogus refugee claimants trying to jump the immigration line. (…)
Statistically, over 19,000 of those claims — roughly 58% — will be deemed bogus, and the claimants ordered out of the country.
The problem is, all that could take years, and even then there is no guarantee those turfed out of Canada actually leave.
Over 40,000 deportees are currently missing. (…)
[F]aux refugees are entitled to all the welfare, health care and other services this country so generously offers newcomers.
This helps to explain why 9,300 unemployed Mexicans made refugee claims in Canada in 2008, far more than from any other country, and fully 25% of the total claims by all nationalities that year.
Statistically, about 90% of them will eventually be denied, but over 18,000 are currently on the dole waiting.
So far, out of 2,500 claims, all but three have been rejected as bogus.
Related: UK doctors told to see gypsies first…
They will also be given longer consultations than other patients. Five or ten minutes is the average but travellers will be given 20 minutes and allowed to bring relatives into the consulting rooms.
Staff will be given ‘mandatory cultural awareness’ training so they can fully understand what it is like to be a traveller or gipsy.