Category: Illegal immigrants

Refugees asking for asylum in Canada argue the US is no longer safe

https://www.pri.org/stories/2018-09-07/refugees-asking-asylum-canada-argue-us-no-longer-safe Resty was desperate. She had fled Uganda and was in Pittsburgh when her toddler, Maria, got sick. They didn’t have insurance, and Resty felt hopeless. Then, while watching the news, she realized there was another option. “I was seeing it on the news and internet,” says Resty. “And then I was like, ‘If those people […]

Toronto stands by data showing almost 40 per cent of people in shelters are refugee claimants

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/toronto/article-toronto-stands-by-data-showing-almost-40-per-cent-of-people-in/ The city of Toronto is standing by its statistics showing almost 40 per cent of people in shelters are refugee claimants – a number challenged as false by federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen in a continuing spat with his provincial counterpart. Amid growing tension between Ottawa and the provincial government, Mr. Hussen last week […]