Canada’s Ebola Ban is Not Xenophobic

by Sierra Rayne,  American Thinker

The media fallout from Canada’s Ebola-related travel restrictions continues. On October 31, the Canadian government instituted the following measures:

“Effective immediately, Canadian visa officers have temporarily paused the processing of visa applications from foreign nationals who have been physically present in a country designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as having widespread and intense transmission of the Ebola virus. Discretion will remain for the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration to grant entry on a case-by-case basis in exceptional cases where travel is essential and in Canada’s interest. Apart from those instances, temporary resident applications already in process that are affected by these new measures will be returned to the applicants. Read the entire story.

 

 

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