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Would-be immigrants take Ottawa to court over cancelled applications

posted May 21, 2012, 4:11 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated May 21, 2012, 4:11 PM ]
Published On Wed May 16 2012 Toronto Star

OTTAWA—Would-be immigrants are taking the federal government to court over its decision to return their applications.

They’re angry about the Conservatives’ move to legislate away a backlog of some 280,000 applications created before 2008.

The government announced the decision in its March budget, saying it’s a necessary part of modernizing the immigration system.

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