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New target date set for Syrian refugees

November 24, 2015
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Updated November 24, 4:30 p.m.

Canada is pushing back its deadline for accepting 25,000 Syrian refugees with a new target date of February 2016, while 10,000 of the refugees are expected to arrive by year’s end. Among SFU experts continuing to watch the Syrian refugee story unfold:

Shayna Plaut, the Simons Research Fellow for International Law and Human Security at SFU’s School for International Studies: 604.817.0311; shayna_plaut@sfu.ca
Don Devoretz
, economics professor emeritus, who specializes in immigration: 604.533.2239; devoretz@sfu.ca
Josh Labove
, geography doctoral candidate: 604.319.8655; jlabove@sfu.ca