Said he didn’t know what he was talking about. That getting tough on illegal immigrants and promising them legal entry if they left and followed the rules was pie-in-the-sky thinking. Not practical, would never happen.
Looks like they were all wrong again, and Trump was right.
According to Yahoo News refugees, unsettled by Trump’s executive order and self-deporting and seeking residence in Canada in record numbers.
Manitoba’s Welcome Place refugee agency helped 91 claimants between Nov. 1 and Jan. 25 – more than the agency normally sees in a year.
“We haven’t had something before like this,” said Maggie Yeboah, president of the Ghanaian Union of Manitoba, “We don’t know what to do.”
More than 7,000 refugees entered Canada in 2016 through land ports of entry from the United States, up 63 percent from the previous year, according to Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).
More than 2,000 entered illegally during the same time period, without official authorization, by crossing unmonitored fields.
“The U.S. presidential campaign, putting undocumented immigrants and refugees in the spotlight, terrified them,” said Ghezae Hagos, of the Welcome Place. “The election and inauguration of Mr. Trump appears to be the final reason for those who came mostly last month.”
In Buffalo, New York a shelter called Vive that helps refugee applicants to Canada has seen a spike in applicants. Vive’s Canadian service manager Mariah Walker said,
“Clients are definitely spooked by Trump’s executive orders.”