Fearing deportation, number of U.S. refugees seeking asylum in Canada is spiking – CBS News

U.S. refugees who illegally enter Canada are allowed to claim asylum, and thousands have done so in 2017

In February, 646 U.S. refugees walked into Quebec, a 600% jump from February of 2016. Along the whole border, about 2,100 refugees did so in the first two months of 2017 — double the number from a year earlier.

READ THE FULL INVESTIGATIVE REPORT HERE: Fearing deportation, number of U.S. refugees seeking asylum in Canada is spiking – CBS News

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s