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Donald Trump: Asylum Claims and Travel Ban

donald trump: With Trump announcing new restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Chad and Venezuela last weekend, there was concern about another wave of asylum seekers making the trek north, according to CBC. But our perception of what is happening at the border is not an accurate representation of what's going on, experts who work in the field say. The stream of refugees across the Canada-U.S. border increased after the election of Donald Trump last November, and grew even larger following his first attempt at a controversial travel ban on citizens from certain countries in January. The number of asylum claims is not unprecedented, they say it's more like Canada getting back to what was normal earlier this century. We need to paint a more nuanced picture because I think we, including us at UNHCR ... at the beginning really focused on a decision in the U.S. leading to something that happened in Canada, he said. Trump slaps travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in expanded ban Trump's travel ban too restrictive, U.S. appeals court rules Jean-Nicolas Beuze, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees representative in Canada, said there has been an increase in asylum claims compared to last year, but in terms of Canadian history, the number of people is still manageable. ( As reported in the news.