March 12, 2018

Mario D. Bellissimo Featured In Law Times Article “Pushback Over Rejecting Immigrants For Health Reasons”

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Canada has moved a step closer to limiting its ability to reject immigrants for health reasons after a parliamentary committee recommended the repeal of a controversial section of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

In December, a majority of the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration called on the federal government to scrap s. 38(1)(c) of the act, arguing that only repeal would bring the law “in line with Canadian principles.”

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