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Issue: Scrap Policy

issue: She said the issue has been on the government's radar since 2016, yet the discriminatory policy that causes heartache and hardship remains, according to CBC. Still there's no action, Kwan said. NDP immigration critic Jenny Kwan held a news conference today calling on the government to repeal a section of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act that allows applicants to be rejected because they could impose an excessive demand on the health care system. Liberals to scrap policy that rejects disabled immigrants'An issue that pulls at the heartstrings' The House of Commons studied the issue last fall, when Hussen told the immigration committee the government was committed to ditching the 40-year-old policy. Today, Hussen said the government is working on a response and will present its plan by April 12. He said at the time it does not align with our country's values of inclusion of person with disabilities in Canadian society. ( As reported in the news.