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Citizenship and Immigration committee  . The lessons we've learned from the Atlantic immigration program have been used to craft the rural and northern immigration pilot program. It has had a huge impact. In my numerous engagements with employers and provincial officials in Atlantic Canada, I have seen how the Atlantic

May 29th, 2019Committee meeting

Ahmed HussenLiberal

Citizenship and Immigration committee   faster. Almost 30,000 vacancies that are critical to Canadian businesses in their growth and in addressing their skills shortages have already been filled through this program. The lessons we've learned from the success in the Atlantic immigration program as well as the provincial

February 20th, 2019Committee meeting

Ahmed HussenLiberal

Border Security   number of skilled labour through the global skills strategy and the changes we have made to the express entry system. The announcements that we made yesterday about our new multi-year plan will ensure that Canada continues to prosper through immigration, a lesson that the party

November 2nd, 2018House debate

Ahmed HussenLiberal

Citizenship and Immigration committee   effectively done is to make sure that we've learned the lessons from last year. We have a national operations plan in place, which has been tested on the ground with different players. Number two is that we collaborate to make sure there's an orderly process in place. Number three

July 24th, 2018Committee meeting

Ahmed HussenLiberal

Citizenship and Immigration committee   in the number of people claiming asylum in many industrialized countries in the world, and that is why we've developed a national operations plan that has taken into account all of the lessons we have learned from last year to make sure that we are ready for any eventuality. As I've said

July 24th, 2018Committee meeting

Ahmed HussenLiberal

Citizenship and Immigration committee   are insulated by three oceans, but we have a southern border and that is something that we are experiencing this year. In terms of what we are doing to adapt, the lessons we learned from the influx last year we were able to put into a national contingency plan that is regionally specific

May 29th, 2018Committee meeting

Ahmed HussenLiberal

Business of Supply   reunification privately sponsored applications, and we made sure that we had the necessary wraparound supports once these individuals got here. From the lessons we have learned through this experience, we have made sure to provide further funding in our immigration levels planning. As part

May 24th, 2018House debate

Ahmed HussenLiberal

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship  . Live-in caregivers who provided services to Canadian families, under that party, under the Harper Conservatives, had to wait five to seven years to sponsor their family members. We have cut that down to 12 months. We will take no lessons from the Harper Conservatives.

May 8th, 2018House debate

Ahmed HussenLiberal

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship  . We have no lessons to take from the Conservatives on this issue.

May 8th, 2018House debate

Ahmed HussenLiberal

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship  Mr. Speaker, that is the party that cut refugee health care, the people who are the most vulnerable in our society, a measure that the Federal Court of Canada called cruel and unusual punishment. We will take no lessons on refugee response. We are working very closely

April 18th, 2018House debate

Ahmed HussenLiberal

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship   of Daesh, vulnerable women, the most vulnerable refugees in the world, the party opposite voted against that measure. When the time came to invest in CBSA, the party opposite voted against that measure. We will take no lessons from the Conservatives on this issue.

April 18th, 2018House debate

Ahmed HussenLiberal

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship  , and CBSA, were able to move nimbly and quickly enough to address the situation. When that party was in government it did not respond to the largest humanitarian crisis at the time. It was mean enough to cut refugee health care. We will never take lessons on refugees from that party.

September 26th, 2017House debate

Ahmed HussenLiberal

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship   abroad, which is double what that party and that member committed to, and 16,000 privately sponsored refugees, which is almost quadruple what that party and that member committed to. We will take no lessons on refugee resettlement from that member and that party.

June 20th, 2017House debate

Ahmed HussenLiberal

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship  Mr. Speaker, the international community has consistently praised Canada for its compassionate, responsible, and generous refugee program. We will take no lessons from the previous government on issues around refugees and immigrants. In fact, by lifting the Mexican visa

March 8th, 2017House debate

Ahmed HussenLiberal

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship  Mr. Speaker, we will take no lessons from the previous government when it comes to identifying, welcoming and being compassionate to those most vulnerable, as well as refugees in need of resettlement. We work very closely with the UN refugee agency to ensure that we continue

February 10th, 2017House debate

Ahmed HussenLiberal