Highlights / irregular border crossings

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics

Amnesty International calls on Canada to open border to refugees from the U.S.

As countries around the world close their borders to contain the spread of COVID-19, Amnesty International is calling on the federal government to set an example of humane treatment of refugees and open Canada’s borders to asylum seekers from the »

Immigration & Refugees, Politics

Two-thirds of Canadians say border crossings have reached ‘crisis’ levels

Despite the Liberal government’s attempts to downplay the issue of thousands of asylum seekers crossing into Canada from the United States, the majority of Canadians say the phenomenon has reached crisis levels, according to a new public opinion survey. The »

Immigration & Refugees

Fewer asylum seekers crossed Canada-U.S. border irregularly in June, say federal officials

Fewer asylum seekers crossed into Canada from the U.S. through irregular border crossings in June than at any time over the last year, according to federal statistics released on Friday as federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen met with his provincial »