May 22, 2018 – by Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
Canada is rejecting more refugee claims from people who crossed the border illegally as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government seeks to dissuade, block and turn back thousands more, according to new data obtained by Reuters.
August 17, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny and Allison Lampert, Reuters
TORONTO/MONTREAL (Reuters) – The number of asylum seekers who illegally crossed the U.S. border into Canada more than tripled last month, according to Canadian government data released on Thursday, as migrants worried about the U.S. administration’s immigration crackdown head north.
August 11, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. (Reuters) – Asylum seekers clambering over a gully from upstate New York into Canada on Friday were undeterred by the prospect of days in border tents, months of uncertainty and signs of a right-wing backlash in Quebec.
August 10, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
SAINT-BERNARD-DE-LACOLLE, Quebec (Reuters) – Dozens of army tents dotted the Canadian border on Thursday to house hundreds of asylum seekers, many from Haiti, streaming into the country from upstate New York to file refugee claims.
July 6, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
An El Salvadoran woman and her two daughters are challenging a Canadian refugee law that bars their entry by land, the first time a court has heard a legal objection to the law with a real-life case at its center.