American Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Canada


American Soldier, Jeremy Hinzman, deserted his Iraq bound unit in 2003 and fled to Canada where he now seeks asylum with his wife and young son. The legal implications of his case are explored against the background of the American and Canadian political landscapes. The Canadian Court’s ultimate denial of his application evidences sweeping changes in Canada’s approach to International Law.


Immigration Law | International Law

Date of this Version

May 2006