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Official Ports: Home Countries and Refugee Claimants

official ports: They are exercising their rights under international law to seek asylum in Canada, according to Rabble. We should call them refugee claimants or asylum seekers. Although they get here irregularly, such migrants are not illegal. The same applies to equally desperate people trying to enter the U.S. at its southern border, both at official ports of entry and unguarded crossing points. Some have lost family members to criminal gangs from which their governments are unable or unwilling to protect them. Those migrants believe themselves to be in danger, often grave danger, in their home countries. ( As reported in the news.