Citizenship and Immigration – May 5, 2014

In Committee from the House of Commons

Citizenship and Immigration – May 5, 2014

MPs continue their pre-study of the government’s proposed changes to the Citizenship Act. Bill C-24 will make the first comprehensive reforms to the Act since 1977.

Geraldine Sadoway and Nicole Veitch from the Inter-Clinic Immigration Working Group, Shimon Fogel of the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, Maureen Basnicki of the Alliance of Canadian Terror Victims Foundation, Sheryl Saperia from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and Lorne Waldman of the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers testify. (May 5, 2014) UPDATE: Bill C-24 received royal assent on June 19.