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Number of asylum seekers in Canada within two years tripled

In the past two years. the number of asylum seekers tripled, according to a report by the canadian statistics Agency, published on Friday Accordingly, in 2015,

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Number of asylum seekers in Canada within two years tripled

In the past two years. the number of asylum seekers tripled, according to a report by the canadian statistics Agency, published on Friday Accordingly, in 2015, had asked for 16'058 people to asylum, 2017, 50'389 and 2018, more than 55'000.

The highest monthly value is reached according to the figures, in August 2017 with 8801 asylum applications. The largest group of asylum seekers came to an end in 2017 Haiti, followed by asylum seekers from Nigeria and the USA. In the summer of 2017, thousands of Haitians from the United States had fled before Trumps government in November of this year, the people from the desperately poor Caribbean country of temporary protection status is revoked, after the devastating earthquake in Haiti in 2010, were had get.

last highs of 2001 and 2008

According to an agreement between the United States and Canada, asylum seekers are in the country of your application in which you arrive first. This is not, but in the case of migrants, to avoid their entry to Canada official border crossings.

Of the 50'389 asylum applications from the year 2017 were granted on the basis of the information of the statistics authority, 12 of the'234 and 10'930 rejected. For the other 27'225 applications a decision is still pending. Before 2017, and 2018, the last peak had been reached stands in asylum applications in Canada in 2001, with 44'000 applications, and in 2008, with just 37'000 applications.

US President, Trump has begun in January of 2017, his office. He represents a hard line in the immigration policy and wants to build a wall along the entire border with Mexico. (sda)

Created: 18.05.2019, 06:20 PM

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