When one sees stories titled like this one:
Somalis With Criminal Records Are Heading for Canadian Border
One immediately assumes this story has to do with changing US refugee policy under Donald Trump’s presidency, but check this out, they were already heading to Canada under Obama.
From Alpha News:
Fear of deportation is causing some Somalis with criminal records to head for the Canadian border, according to a new report from Global News.
A Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) intelligence brief from January 2016 obtained by Global News shows an increase in Somali nationals with criminal records crossing the border into Canada.
According to the report, 16 Somalis with “serious” criminal records crossed the border into Canada between 2012 and 2015. Of the 16, 11 had criminal records in Minnesota. Most of the asylum seekers crossed the border near Emerson, Manitoba.
The CBSA believes the…
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