Arguments Against Immigration Detention

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The issue of immigration detention has arisen in the media yet again with extreme cases of individuals spending year’s detained receiving major public scrutiny. Immigration detention is used by border control and policing services as the policy of holding subjects who are in violation of visa conditions, have illegally entered or arrived without authorization, and those individuals can become subject to being held in detention until immigration officials either grant a visa or deport the individual to their country of departure. Immigration detention serves a clear purpose, but in Canada currently, there isn’t a designated maximum amount of time one could be detained. The federal government is facing opposition to its policies on immigration

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