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Anna Mehler Paperny

Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Jul 13 2017

Canada judge rejects U.S. widow's bid to freeze ex-Guantanamo detainee's assets

A judge in Ontario on Thursday rejected a bid by a U.S. soldier's widow and an injured veteran to freeze the assets of a Canadian citizen who last week received C$10.5 million ($8.24 million) in a settlement with the Canadian government over its role in his decade-long detention at the U.S. military base at Guantanamo Bay.

Jul 13 2017

Canada judge rejects U.S. widow's bid to freeze ex-Guantanamo detainee's assets

A judge in Ontario on Thursday rejected a bid by a U.S. soldier's widow and an injured veteran to freeze the assets of a Canadian citizen who last week received C$10.5 million ($8.24 million) in a settlement with the Canadian government over its role in his decade-long detention at the U.S. military base at Guantanamo Bay.

Jul 06 2017

El Salvadoran asylum seeker takes Canada to court over refugee law

TORONTO An El Salvadoran woman and her two daughters are challenging a Canadian refugee law that bars their entry by land, the first time a court has heard a legal objection to the law with a real-life case at its center.

Jun 26 2017

Asylum seekers in Canada who fled Trump now trapped in legal limbo

TORONTO/WINNIPEG, Manitoba Thousands of people who fled to Canada to escape President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal migrants have become trapped in legal limbo because of an overburdened refugee system, struggling to find work, permanent housing or enrol their children in schools.

Jun 26 2017

Asylum seekers in Canada who fled Trump now trapped in legal limbo

TORONTO/WINNIPEG, Manitoba Thousands of people who fled to Canada to escape President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal migrants have become trapped in legal limbo because of an overburdened refugee system, struggling to find work, permanent housing or enroll their children in schools.

Jun 26 2017

Asylum seekers in Canada who fled Trump now trapped in legal limbo

TORONTO/WINNIPEG, Manitoba, June 26 Thousands of people who fled to Canada to escape President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal migrants have become trapped in legal limbo because of an overburdened refugee system, struggling to find work, permanent housing or enrol their children in schools.

Jun 13 2017

Canada's detention of Mexicans surges after visa lift

TORONTO Detention of Mexican citizens in Canada has spiked since December, when the government lifted its visa requirement for visitors from Mexico, figures obtained by Reuters show, even as Canada burnishes its image as more welcoming than the United States.

Apr 27 2017

Insight -Asylum-seekers fleeing U.S. may find cold comfort in Canada’s courts

TORONTO/WINNIPEG, Manitoba Migrants who applied for asylum in the United States but then fled north, fearing they would be swept up in President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown, may have miscalculated in viewing Canada as a safe haven.

Apr 27 2017

Asylum-seekers fleeing U.S. may find cold comfort in Canada’s courts

TORONTO/WINNIPEG, Manitoba Migrants who applied for asylum in the United States but then fled north, fearing they would be swept up in President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown, may have miscalculated in viewing Canada as a safe haven. | Video

Apr 19 2017

Canada police charge woman with smuggling asylum seekers from U.S.

TORONTO/WINNIPEG, Manitoba Canadian police said on Wednesday they charged a woman with human smuggling offences in connection with asylum seekers who have been crossing the border from the United States in growing numbers in recent months.

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