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‘Domestic realities,’ not #WelcomeToCanada tweet, to blame for migrants ‘fleeing’ U.S.: Trudeau

https://globalnews.ca/news/4781810/justin-trudeau-irregular-migration-welcome-to-canada-tweet/ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it’s not his controversial #WelcomeToCanada tweet driving the thousands of migrants “fleeing” the United States. Instead, it is the current political situation south of the border that’s to blame. READ MORE: Each irregular migrant costs the Canadian government between $10K and $34K: PBO “If people are in the midst of migration around the world […]

Growing number of asylum-seekers coming to Canada are Americans

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-children-of-migrants-living-in-us-pushing-up-american-asylum-seeker-2/ And when it comes to “irregular” migrants who have arrived in Canada between official border crossings, the U.S. was No. 2 in the top five countries of citizenship between January and June, after Nigeria. Nearly all the Americans claiming asylum in Canada are children of immigrants who don’t have permanent status themselves, the Immigration […]