Immigration Policy and the Terrorist Threat in Canada and United States
by James Bissett, at al.
Publisher: The Fraser Institute 2008
Number of pages: 256
The raises questions about weaknesses in Canada’s immigration policies and procedures. Are there adequate measures in place to ensure reasonable levels of security with respect to the large inflows of immigrants into Canada? Is the American perception of insufficient security checks and controls in the Canadian system a serious concern? Has the Canadian political system failed to establish an appropriate balance between national security interests and the politics of immigration and ethnic vote-shopping?
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