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Canada, US amend decades-old pact after surge in irregular asylum seekers

Asylum seekers that stated they were from Afghanistan cross into Canada at Roxham Road, an unofficial crossing point from New York State to Quebec in Champlain, New York, US, on 24th March, 2023.

Reuters Canada and the United States on Friday changed a two-decade-old refugee agreement as part of their attempts to reduce the record influx of asylum seekers entering Canada via unofficial border crossings. The deal was the news highlight of US President Joe Biden’s first visit to Canada as president and could provide some relief to […]