Irregular Migration in COVID-19 Context

Classification: Unclassified

Branch/Agency: IRCC

Proposed Response:

Irregular migrants already in Canada

We are facilitating the self-isolation of asylum claimants who have arrived near Roxham Road prior to March 21, 2020, by providing temporary accommodations for a 14-day period.


Any asylum claimants showing symptoms will be immediately referred to a Quarantine Officer for a full health assessment and isolated as necessary.



Prepared by: Jennifer Castronero A/Assistant Director – Domestic Network 613-462-7349

Approved by: Mike MacDonald, AADM Operations 613-462-7349

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