Canada granting asylum to U.S. border-crossers at higher rates: data

October 20, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters

TORONTO (Reuters) – Asylum seekers who illegally crossed the U.S. border into Canada this year are obtaining refugee status at higher rates, new data shows, as authorities accept claims from people who say they feared being deported by U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration.

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