Canada rejects majority of Afghan interpreters' refugee claims - 2011-09-12

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F182.png Canada rejects majority of Afghan interpreters' refugee claims September 12, 2011, Canadian Press, CBC News

Two of every three Afghans who sought refuge in Canada after risking their lives working for the military in Kandahar have been turned away, including some who worked alongside Canadian soldiers during the bloodiest days of battle.

The special-measures program was announced with much fanfare by Immigration Minister Jason Kenney in the fall of 2009 and brought Canada in line with other NATO countries which had already launched similar initiatives.

It ends Monday.

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{{cite news | title = Canada rejects majority of Afghan interpreters' refugee claims | url = https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canada-rejects-majority-of-afghan-interpreters-refugee-claims-1.1059850 | work = Canadian Press | publisher = CBC News | date = September 12, 2011 | accessdate = August 30, 2021 }}