On 12 October 2021, CARL penned an open letter to PM Trudeau urging that his newly re-elected government take swift action on critical immigration migration and refugee matters, including:
- The continuing COVID-19 restrictions on refugee claimants at the U.S.-Canada border.
- The Afghan refugee crisis, including the need for streamlined refugee resettlement measures for those in Afghanistan, as well as the extension of temporary residence permits (TRPs) for Afghans presently in Canada.
- The reintroduction of Bill C-31 — draft legislation aimed at establishing an oversight body for the CBSA
Read the full letter here.