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Asylum Seekers: Group Spokesperson and Non-Legal Information

asylum seekers: Part of this humanitarian mission includes providing basic, non-legal information so people will know how to obtain the legal and other supports they need to make optimal choices for themselves and their families, a group spokesperson said in a written statement, according to Vancouver Courier. The organization's website says its efforts were spurred by racist messages on social media and flyers in the community that had left some feeling threatened. Pamphlets produced by a group called Plattsburgh Cares are being circulated in Plattsburgh, N.Y., giving would-be asylum seekers step-by-step instructions on where to cross the border, how to contact immigration lawyers and what to tell border security officials during interviews.article continues below Trending Stories Park board making Vancouver beaches, pools more accessible Vancouver cyclist posts video of collision with car Seniors' discount returns to B.C. Ferries Vancouver police warn warm weather brings out thieves The pamphlets even include details about how much migrants should expect to pay in taxi fare to the unofficial border crossing at Roxham Road in Quebec. Hussen said Thursday his department has reached out to the group and that the Canadian consul-general in New York will address what he says is misinformation in the pamphlets. That's why our outreach campaign that has been ongoing is really important to give people the real information about Canada's systems. The contents of the flyer are incomplete, they don't really paint an accurate picture of our asylum system and it's unfortunate, because people will rely on this, Hussen said. ( As reported in the news.