Borders need to be respected
The fact Trump’s Homeland Security Secretary met with Trudeau government officials this past week, including the immigration minister, shows it is very concerned over the flow of asylum seekers into Canada from the U.S.
Surely Canada’s aim, when it comes to helping refugees, should be concentrated on those at the most risk of persecution or physical harm, not those already safely ensconced in America. With Trump now clamping down on illegals with criminal records for deportation, the number of border crossings is bound to increase. A country that cannot control its border risks importing those bent on causing harm.
We also have another huge problem with ‘asylum seekers’ developing, which is flying under the media’s radar.
Since Trudeau removed visa requirements for Mexico and Hungary, imposed by the Harper government to prevent processing fraudulent claims, that were costing hundreds of millions, there has been a huge surge by Mexicans and Roma/Gypsies making refugee claims. It has been estimated it will cost us $200 million to process the claims so far.
Trudeau’s politicking with our immigration and refugee policies end up not helping those at the most risk. His saying all asylum seekers would be welcomed precipitated the current flow across our uncontrolled borders. Larry Comeau Ottawa