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Immigrant alienation can push them toward terrorism - speaker

posted Jun 25, 2011, 1:38 PM by Milorad Borota
Published Friday June 3rd, 2011

When shaping national security and immigration policy, government must pay attention to the experiences of newcomers to Canada if it wishes to effectively combat terrorism, says Mahmoud Eid, an associate professor at the University of Ottawa.

If government ignores their attitudes and opinions, some immigrants will feel alienated and will be more likely to join terrorists networks, said Eid, whose findings are part of a series of recommendations he made to Public Safety Canada in commissioned research.

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