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Explain immigration and refugee system to Canadians, advisory panel urges

posted Jul 18, 2011, 10:28 PM by Milorad Borota
Published On Thu Jul 14 2011 Jim Bronskill The Canadian Press

OTTAWA—The tone of public discussion about the arrival of hundreds of Tamil migrants by sea last year was "regrettable," a federal advisory panel quietly told the government.

The uproar prompted members of the Cross-Cultural Roundtable on Security to recommend the Conservatives clarify for Canadians the differences between immigrants and asylum-seekers, newly obtained documents show.

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