Statement on release of new U.S. travel restrictions

March 6, 2017

The CCLA is still seriously concerned by the potential impact on refugees and asylum seekers of the new executive order released today by U.S. President Donald Trump restricting travelers from 6 mostly Muslim nations.

“None of the major concerns in our Jan. 29 statement [see below] are abated,” says CCLA Executive Director and General Counsel Sukanya Pillay.

See: CCLA calls for concrete action from Canadian government on U.S. travel ban