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  • Canada expanded the global human rights defenders’ stream on July 26, 2023


The Canadian government expanded the global human rights defenders (HRDs) stream on July 26, 2023. The expansion doubles resettlement spaces from 250 to 500 HRDs and their family members under the program.

What are the Changes?

Canada expanded the global HRDs stream by an additional 250 slots on July 26, 2023. The government’s initiative aims to demonstrate the belief that no person should face prosecution for championing justice.

Looking Ahead

Check the government of Canada’s website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: The Government of Canada

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