195 Dufferin Ave., Suite 310, London, Ontario, Canada
(519) 439 - 3031 | Fax: (519) 439 - 3540 | E: info@mloebachlaw.com

Fresh from the Press


Number of people seeking asylum in Canada at levels not seen since 2009

Asylum seekers

Asylum seekers sit in front of their tent in a temporary camp near Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Que. on Tues., Aug. 15, 2017. (Paul Chiasson / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

OTTAWA — The number of people seeking asylum in Canada is now the highest it’s been since 2009, driven in part by a surge in asylum seekers showing up at the Canada-U.S. border.

New statistics released Tuesday by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada show that as of August, 27,440 claims for of asylum have been filed in Canada, a peak since record highs of between 36,000 and 33,000 in 2008 and 2009.

Read more


Canada’s immigration minister tackles range of issues at Brampton town hall

Ahmed Hussen

Ahmed Hussen invited to address questions and concerns from constituents

Federal immigration minister Ahmed Hussen addressed a crowd of more than 150 people gathered for a town hall organized by Brampton MPs Sept. 16 – Melissa Renwick/Toronto Star

Tempers flared briefly during a town hall in Brampton Saturday as residents voiced their frustrations with Canada’s immigration system.

Read more

Translate »