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Auditor general finds 'disturbing' flaws in visa system

posted Nov 22, 2011, 11:15 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Nov 22, 2011, 11:16 PM ]
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By Meagan Fitzpatrick, CBC News
Posted: Nov 22, 2011 9:29 AM ET
Last Updated: Nov 22, 2011 10:03 PM ET

Flaws in visa-granting system

The audit identified a number of problems: it found that many of the criteria used by visa officers to identify high-risk applicants are outdated; CBSA analysts who provide security advice to visa officers have not received the necessary training; their work is rarely reviewed; and there was no evidence that mandatory checks were completed.

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