The Safe Third Country Agreement in 2021

Kirsten Mosey Featured, Forced Displacement and Migration, Reports

New U.S. President Joe Biden has used Executive Orders to overturn the most extreme immigration policies of the Trump era. But deportations by Immigration and Customs Enforcement are ongoing and immigration detention centres are still in operation. The United States does NOT meet the principles of safety required by Canadian and international law.

Canada and the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA)

Andrea Morales Featured, Forced Displacement and Migration, Reports

Effective since 2004, the Safe Third-Country Agreement (STCA) is a bilateral treaty between the United States and Canada that requires a refugee claimant to request refugee protection in the first country they reach, whether the United States or Canada.

Q&A: The journey of an ‘irregular’ refugee claimant to Canada

Sonal Marwah Defence & Human Security, Featured, Forced Displacement and Migration

‘Mary” is a mother of three and a refugee claimant currently living in Toronto. Originally from Guinea, she went to the United States with her mother as a teenager, but …