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Health Conditions: Visits and Immigration

health conditions: The aim of the program is to increase the number of detainee visits each year, requiring the CRC to conduct up to 86 site visits annually, primarily focusing on the most vulnerable, including unaccompanied minors and individuals with medical and mental health conditions, Goodale said, according to CBC. Immigration detention system is legal, though not always applied perfectly judge'Last resort' Why Canada indefinitely jails immigration detainees, including kids There are about 325 to 425 individuals detained under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act at any given time, according to government statistics. The two-year contract between the Canada Border Services Agency CBSA and the CRC will include regular visits throughout the year to detention facilities across Canada where immigration detainees are held, the government said. The Canadian Red Cross Detention Monitoring Program aims to contribute to an environment in which all people who are detained in Canada under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act are treated humanely and are held in accordance with national and international standards, Conrad Sauv president and CEO of the Canadian Red Cross, said in a statement. Not an improvement' However, Toronto-based immigration lawyer Barbara Jackman slammed the CRC's past record as useless. As a neutral, impartial and independent humanitarian organization, ongoing access to facilities and detainees is essential in carrying out our mandate to monitor conditions of detention. ( As reported in the news.