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Policy Study: Vineberg and Refugee Claims

policy study: Vineberg's paper looks at resettlement from the Second World War onward and suggests solutions to help move the process forward and overcome a backlog of more than 30,000 refugee claims, according to Toronto Star. They're under-resourced, Vineberg said. On Thursday, the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy published a policy study by Robert Vineberg outlining the history of Canada's refugee program. I think having the initial decision made by the immigration department, which has a lot more staff and is in a lot more locations across the country, this could be done faster. Article Continued Below On average, Calgary welcomes approximately 1,100 refugees a year from around the world. The faster the process, according to Vineberg, the better it is for the individual involved and Canada. ( As reported in the news.