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Visas: Canada and u.s

visas: They land in the United States, where they stay for a very short period of time, and then make their way to Canada, according to Vancouver Courier. That's why Canada is now working with its American counterparts to try to stop Nigerian travellers to the United States from using their U.S. visas as a ticket to Canada a practice Jaswal calls an abuse of U.S. visas for the purpose of asylum. So far this year, the majority of illegal migrants arriving in Canada are Nigerians who have recently been issued U.S. travel visas.article continues below Trending Stories Point Grey tax rally protests 'ideological' property tax65 unusual gifts Ideas for the paleo, yogi, crossfitter, photographer and more Parents of missing man mark painful five-year anniversary Sweets for Diwali take a month's preparation It is apparent that they obtained those visas with the express intent to actually go to Canada, said Hursh Jaswal, communications director for Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen. Canadian officials in Nigeria are now working directly with their U.S. counterparts to develop assessment indicators that would flag cases deemed to be high risk, Jaswal said. Nigerians fleeing the violence of Boko Haram and other systemic persecutions in Nigeria find it marginally easier to obtain travel visas from the U.S. compared to Canada. Last year, the majority of irregular migrants who arrived in Canada were Haitian, which was largely attributed to the Trump administration's decision to lift the temporary protected status for immigrants from Haiti living in the U.S. This year's shift toward Nigerians is not surprising to Kehinde Olalere, a Canadian immigration lawyer who grew up in Nigeria and regularly travels to the country. ( As reported in the news.