Flight Risk: Monitoring Technology and Health Care
flight risk: The 138-million overhaul is intended to ensure detention is a last resort, according to CTV. The Canada Border Services Agency detains thousands of new arrivals who are considered a flight risk or a danger to the public and those whose identities cannot be confirmed. The government has spelled out details of how it will try to find alternatives to jailing newcomers to Canada, including use of voice recognition and monitoring technology to track people released in the community. The Canadian Red Cross Society has found numerous shortcomings at facilities for immigrant detainees, including overcrowding and lack of mental health care. Now, there will be three alternatives. Prior to Tuesday's federal announcement, the only way a migrant could be released from detention was if they posted a financial guarantee and agreed to conditions. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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