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Nicholas Keung: Immigration Reporter

nicholas keung: During his 14 years as the Star's Immigration reporter, Nicholas Keung has heard all sorts of claims made by individuals seeking to enter Canada as to why they should be admitted or not deported, according to Toronto Star. Similarly, he has reviewed countless decisions by Canada's immigration authorities denying or admitting immigration for various reasons. This week, we focus on how Nicholas Keung, the Star's Immigration reporter, exercises due diligence when reporting on refugee, migrant and diversity issues. When reporting stories about the country's immigration system, the challenge, Keung says, is making sure situations faced by those hoping to make a new life in Canada are accurately portrayed. Doing your due diligence is so important in this beat because people make assumptions, sometimes baseless, about immigrants and refugees, Keung said in an interview. Keung has developed a number of steps to ensure he gets as full a picture as possible from all sides steps that go to the heart of reader trust. ( As reported in the news.