‘Canada’s Border Still Leaking’

“The federal government revealed Tuesday that 5,712 refugee claimants had arrived in Canada in the month of August alone—an 82% jump from July. “Canada is not ready to handle a second wave of Latin American asylum seekers who may already be starting to flee the United States, says the head of Canada’s border-guard union...” https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2017/09/19/5712-asylum-seekers-crossed-canada-us-border-in-august.htmlContinue reading ‘Canada’s Border Still Leaking’

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‘Illegal Border Crossing Update’

“New figures released today show a shift in where the RCMP are arresting people crossing illegally into Canada. Data from the federal government shows a drop in the number of people being apprehended in Manitoba, but a major increase in Quebec. “The RCMP intercepted 884 people who crossed into Canada between regular ports of entry … Continue reading ‘Illegal Border Crossing Update’