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Measures Everyone: Refugee and Press Secretary

measures everyone: The government says border officials can only remove failed refugee claimants after they have exhausted all legal options available to try for refugee status, including applications to the Immigration and Refugee Board, appeals and other administrative measures, according to Vancouver Courier. Everyone ordered removed from Canada is entitled to due process before the law, said Scott Bardsley, press secretary for Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale. Between Jan. 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018 only 135 individuals who made an asylum claim following an irregular entry were removed from the country, says information provided to the Commons committee on immigration.article continues below Trending Stories Charge laid in death of senior assaulted outside Costco New tool lets you see the value of your home Adriane Carr will not run for mayor of Vancouver Facebook moving offices to Burrard Street During that same period, more than 5,000 asylum seekers arrived through unofficial entry points. Once individuals have exhausted all legal avenues of appeal/due process, they are expected to respect our laws and leave Canada or be removed. This could be because of a lack of travel documents, health concerns or travel restrictions. But while the Canada Border Services Agency makes every effort to remove as many ineligible asylum claimants as possible, the vast majority of irregular border crossers are not 'removal ready,' Bardsley added. ( As reported in the news.