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Asylum Seekers: Officials Wednesday and Government Show

asylum seekers: Even the numbers we're getting from the federal government show us that the situation is different, there's going to be more asylum seekers, so we need a new plan, he said, according to CTV. Heurtel said projections suggest there will be up to 400 crossings a day this summer, compared to 250 in 2017. The number so far this year has tripled to 6,074 from about 2,000 during the same period in 2017 and is forecast to increase significantly this summer, Immigration Minister David Heurtel said Monday. He noted that the ball is in Ottawa's court and that he will meet with federal officials Wednesday to discuss the matter. This is not about money, this is about saying that Quebec can do its part, but our resources are completely saturated and we can't do more, Heurtel said. The province said in addition to front-line services, there are other costs like health care and education that are stretched thin. ( As reported in the news.