Increased refugee resettlement

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Resolution number: 
8
May 2007
Whereas: 
  1. The situation of many refugees is dire, particularly that of Iraqis in Syria, Jordan and Turkey;
  2. Canadians, particularly those involved with private sponsorship, wish to be as helpful as possible;
Therefore be it resolved: 

That the CCR request that the Canadian government increase the overall numbers of refugees to be resettled in Canada, and that, within this increase, special consideration be given to increasing the number of Iraqis to be resettled.

Working Group: 
Overseas Protection and Resettlement