Article published in LA PRESSE on May 17, 2022 section '' OPINIONS ''.

Roxham Road

Dignity, respect and compassion for asylum seekers

Once again, Roxham Road is in the news and is the subject of numerous statements by our political representatives.

Article by : Stéphanie Valois and Aviva Basman Respectively President of the Quebec Immigration Lawyers Association and President of the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers*.

We are deeply offended by these comments. First, the majority of asylum seekers are recognized as refugees or persons in need of protection by the independent tribunal (the Refugee Protection Division). The criteria for recognition are limited and difficult to meet.

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