6 years ago

Asylum seekers fleeing US for Canada brave snow, extreme cold

AFP English
AFP English
In the weeks following Donald Trump's inauguration, dozens of mostly African asylum seekers have crossed the vast US-Canada border illegally, walking through snowy fields and forests by night in temperatures as low as -30 degrees Celsius to try to take advantage of a law that allows migrants to seek asylum quickly if they happen to be on the Canadian territory.