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No protection for asylum seekers at U.S.-Mexico border

Sara Gold and Andrea Salguero: There are some 15,000 asylum seekers waiting in Ciudad Juárez due to the U.S. government’s ’Migrant Protection Protocols’
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Why the explosive debate over asylum seekers could define the next federal election

With political barbs flying and hate-filled incidents on the rise, a dramatic new poll suggests most Canadians think securing the border is more important than helping migrants—and that the country can’t take any more refugees

This Syrian asylum seeker is trapped in an airport. Meet the Whistler, B.C. woman hell-bent on rescuing him

Laurie Cooper is a den mother of sorts to more than a dozen Syrian and Afghan refugees
Lisa MacLeod

When politicians want to Make Canada Great Again, what are we supposed to say?

Opinion: Anti-immigrant rhetoric is part of Canada’s history—and since glories of the past have inspired alt-right movements, that thinking needs to be called out when it’s seen

Why Canada should let Haitian asylum seekers stay

It’s not just compassion that should drive government policy towards Haitian migrants. Western countries, Canada included, owe the country a massive debt, says Andray Domise.
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How Canada could prepare for potential new wave of asylum seekers

Opinion: Months after Justin Trudeau’s message that immigration must be welcoming but lawful, there is little evidence of change on the ground
Fearing Trump deportation, Haitians head to Canada and risk dividing their families

How Canada can restore order to its immigration system

Opinion: Amid a new influx of migrants, there are ways for the Trudeau government to show that it has a handle on Canada’s asylum system

Cornwall’s garlic festival goes on despite anti-migrant sentiment

The influx of asylum-seekers pits hostile residents and vendors against organizers fighting for tolerance
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a town hall with high school students in Ottawa

Justin Trudeau is between a rock and a heart place on immigration

Opinion: As Canada experiences an ’unsustainable’ surge through its borders, Trudeau faces an unpalatable decision over his open-door brand

Will the Haitian asylum-seekers in Montreal get to stay?

The hopes of those crossing the border are high, but recent history shows they’re far from assured of a successful outcome