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New federal refugee legislation

2012-02-27

Queen’s University law professor Sharry Aiken is available to talk about Immigration Minister Jason Kenney’s plan to present new legislation on Thursday in the House of Commons to change the refugee determination system.

Professor Aiken is an expert on immigration and refugee law, and is also the former president of the Canadian Council of Refugees. She is available to comment on any issues created by the legislation. Please note on Thursday, Feb. 16, she is teaching between 3-6 pm.

To arrange an interview, please contact communication officers Michael Onesi at 613.533.6000 ext. 77513 or michael.onesi@queensu.ca or Anne Craig at 613-533-2877 or Anne.Craig@queensu.ca at Queen’s University News and Media Services Department in Kingston, Ont., Canada.

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