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Consternation among refugee sponsors

posted Nov 1, 2011, 8:18 PM by Milorad Borota
Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION By: Tom Denton Posted: 10/31/2011 1:00 AM

Groups who sponsor refugees into Canada have an extra challenge. The Harper government has placed an embargo on submission of new sponsorships for 2012 (and perhaps longer) that will restrict the national new-case target to only 1,350 refugees next year. Winnipeg's Hospitality House Refugee Ministry alone filed sponsorships for that many in the first eight months of this year.

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