Skip to comments.Migrant ship docks in Canada, refugee debate flares (500 Tamil )
Posted on 08/13/2010 8:18:52 PM PDT by nuconvert
VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Canadian authorities unloaded a cramped cargo ship on Friday of nearly 500 Tamil asylum seekers from Sri Lanka whose arrival has sparked a national debate over the country's immigration and refugee laws.
The sun was just rising on Pacific Coast when MV Sun Sea sailed under escort into a Canadian Navy base near Victoria, British Columbia, on Vancouver Island, and docked next to a makeshift camp set up to process the men, women and children on board.
Officials said the ship was in good condition, but they would not describe the accommodations of the estimated 490 people who may have spent more than two months housed in the cargo hold of the 59-meter-long (194-foot-long) vessel
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I’ll bet the commie ‘RATS are already on their way up to Canada with a trunk full of “voter” registration forms.
This ship is said to be carrying 1) terrorists and 2) tuberculosis.
In that case they'll get a Coast Guard escort down to L.A.
Exactly what I was thinking. The numbers were numerous in the book though. Maybe an omen of what is to come.
Next, the Tamils will start telling us about their rights. Which usually means mine will be diminished at my monetary expense.
FlingWingFlyer wrote: “Ill bet the commie RATS are already on their way up to Canada with a trunk full of voter registration forms.”
No need, there are plenty of Liberal Party affiliated “immigration lawyers” to do that job.
They should be rerouted to Mexico. It is an empty country in need of undesirable immigrants, since all their residents have moved to the US.
Thanks for the ping, Squawk 8888.
Fully Agree. Send them to Mexico. Canada has no refugee or immigration laws. The rest of the world laughs at the Canadians. This boat was turned away by the australians who have finally woke up. So when the aussies said No, there next choice was Canuckistan. They knew they could get in their no questions asked, but obviously favoured aussie land due to the weather. Anybody can get into canada, especially if you come in as a refugee. They’ll bring their infectious diseases. They’ll be fed, clothed, nurtured and given subsidized housing, welfare and a pension. It is far better to be a refugee or canadian of convenience than a real Canadian who was worked, struggled and paid taxes. What is their reward? Pay for the lousy, low life sponging refugee. There are quarter of a million tamils in toronto. You can bet McGuinty will allow the ones that just landed in BC in with open arms. That is where they will end up and that is why you are not hearing complaints from the citizens of B.C. Just this McGuinty agreed to give low income refugee Canadians of conveniece breaks when paying their hyrdo bills, at the expense of the white english middle class. He has hiked things so bad he knows low incomers won’t pay their heating bills, so he will take more from the middle class to make sure they are covered. What a sad sack bunch of people ontario voters are.
500 Tamil asylum seekers from Sri Lanka
How much of that money went to Government officials to allow boat to anchor in Canadian territorial waters? According to Maritime law, this boat should not be allowed in Canadian waters at all. Somebody let them disembark.
I have to agree with you one hundred percent.
I don’t worry about it too much now though.
But if I ever fall on hard times.
Look out. All bets off. I’ll make it my job
to make sure every canadian gets the proper message.
Liberals are in cahoots with terrorists and they
discriminate against white english speaking males.
Did not take Yahoo long to pull this story...Oops!
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Probably this three year old story: