Citizenship and Immigration – May 12, 2014

In Committee from the House of Commons

Citizenship and Immigration – May 12, 2014

In their study on Bill C-24, to amend the Citizenship Act, the committee hears from Avvy Yao-Yao Go, Metro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic; Paul Attia, Immigrants for Canada; and Bernie M. Farber and Mitchell J. Goldberg, Jewish Refugee Action Network (J-RAN). The witnesses speak on how the bill will affect refugees and go over the bill’s measures that deal with the revocation of citizenship, the intent to reside in Canada, and the ability to speak one of the official languages. (May 12, 2014) UPDATE: Bill C-24 received royal assent on June 19.