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Country: Court and Agreement

country: As soon as the woman identified only as ABC in court documents was denied entry under the Safe Third Country Agreement, the legal team filed a Federal Court challenge to the agreement, which they had been working on for months, according to CBC. The agreement requires refugees to request protection in the first safe country they arrive in. They had U of T law students waiting and watching to report back from the border. Refugees crossing from the U.S. at official border crossings are usually denied entry into Canada. Groups ask Federal Court to strike down Safe Third Country deal with the U.S. Syrian woman stuck in limbo after crossing illegally into Quebec calls for change This is the second legal challenge to the agreement but the first with a person at its core. That's part of the reason why so many risk sometimes dangerous illegal border crossings to make a refugee claim once already in the country a legal loophole that's permitted. ( As reported in the news.