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  • His favourite word is benefits.

Liberal MP for York South—Weston (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 46% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Don't be misinformed! Learn how Canada's asylum system works. https://t.co/BZ0vTM1Vkf

Posted on Twitter Ne soyez pas mal informé! Découvrez comment fonctionne le système d'asile du Canada. https://t.co/MFDVxdXTxG

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Welcome home! // Bienvenue chez toi! https://t.co/McPsWq90nM

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Bonne discu. avec la Min. du Genre l'Hon. Otiko Afisa Djaba au sujet de sa vision pour les femmes au🇬🇭inspiré par… https://t.co/GoVa9XcjLX

Posted on Twitter Great discussion w/ the Min.of Gender Hon. Otiko Afisa Djaba about her vision for women/girls in Ghana🇬🇭inspired by… https://t.co/VwEKEvl6kd

Posted on Twitter Thank you Chairman Apostle Professor Opoku Nyinah for an update on the work of the Church of the Pentecost in Canad… https://t.co/YGDYjdQhRK

This week

Mentioned by Daily Maverick Learning from Canada's refugee policy: Diversity is good for business Ahmed Hussen arrived in Canada in 1993 as a 16-year-old refugee from war-torn Somalia and was accepted as a citizen. He now finds ... “After 10 years I was working for a state premier and a bit more than 10 years later as an MP. I now head the very ...

A month ago

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Help reunite families, federal immigration minister hears in Scarborough Federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen at a July 5 meeting at Scarborough Civic Centre, promised an overflowing crowd his department will shorten processing times, and deal with refugee claims filed under the previous Conservative government within ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by TheSpec.com Your name may dictate your apartment, degree, and career: Kutty "Then-rookie MP Ahmed Hussen — who has since been named immigration minister — introduced the idea of bringing name-blind recruitment to the civil service in Parliament last year," writes Faisal Kutty. "At the time, he said the move would 'assist in ...

Mentioned by OurWindsor.ca Your name may dictate your apartment, degree, and career: Kutty "Then-rookie MP Ahmed Hussen — who has since been named immigration minister — introduced the idea of bringing name-blind recruitment to the civil service in Parliament last year," writes Faisal Kutty. "At the time, he said the move would 'assist in ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Your name may dictate your apartment, degree, and career: Kutty "Then-rookie MP Ahmed Hussen — who has since been named immigration minister — introduced the idea of bringing name-blind recruitment to the civil service in Parliament last year," writes Faisal Kutty. "At the time, he said the move would 'assist in ...

Mentioned by Toronto Sun America and India tackle terror, while Canada plays identity politics Minister of Citizenship Ahmed Hussen told a Muslim Eid congregation at the CNE Sunday that henceforth, Canadians with dual nationality who are convicted of terrorism would not be deported to their home country after serving their sentences. As the ...

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I wish to thank the hon. member from Scarborough—Rouge Park for his work as an advocate for refugees. On World Refugee Day, I am ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, Canadians and the international community recognize this government's record and leadership on welcoming refugees, and I am proud of our record and our leadership. ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), no decision to charge for this information was made. The requester was advised to contact the statistical unit in the ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Roadmap and Immigration in Francophone Minority Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to begin by acknowledging the work of my colleague Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, on the official languages ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I am proud of our government's commitment to welcoming those who flee war, terror, and persecution. I am proud of our government's plan to ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, we are proud of our record of welcoming refugees who flee persecution, terrorism, and war. Under the previous government, the private sponsorship of refugees ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship Act moved: That a Message be sent to the Senate to acquaint Their Honours that, in relation to Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my 32 colleagues from Atlantic Canada for their strong leadership and advocacy. Immigration is an engine for economic growth. That ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, starting today all applicants under the express entry system who have siblings in Canada will receive additional points, and applicants who also have strong ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the Updated Mandate Letter of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good afternoon, members of the committee. I'm very pleased today to appear before the standing committee for the first time. It's a ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System My final question has to do with the low threshold for someone to get coverage. In Ontario, for example, a single person must make less than ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-201 Thank you, Chair. Thank you, panel, for coming in and giving us your very useful testimony. My question is related to the accuracy and effectiveness of ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-201 Thank you, Chair. Thank you, gentlemen, for coming in to speak to this committee about Bill S-201. My first question goes to Mr. Boudreau and Mr. ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-227 Thank you, Madam Chair, and members of the committee. It's quite an honour to be here in front of you to present my private member's bill, ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-16 Thank you, Minister. I was encouraged by something you said earlier. You said part of your motivation was to combat hate and discrimination wherever they are ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on New Process for the Nomination of Supreme Court Justices Thank you. I'm encouraged by what Minister Wilson-Raybould said, that the process is open to further refinements down the road. That's encouraging because we can always ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-227 An Act to amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)