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u.s .,: Asylum Seekers and Cent

u.s .,: That response was followed by continue its current approach at 36 per cent, more welcoming at 14 per cent and unsure at six per cent, according to CTV. Nearly half of male respondents and those living in the Prairies also answered less welcoming while female respondents, those aged 18 to 34, and residents of Quebec were the most supportive of asylum seekers. When asked how welcoming the Canadian government should be to asylum seekers crossing into the country from the U.S., almost half of respondents, or 43 per cent, said less welcoming. More than 30,000 asylum seekers have been intercepted by the RCMP along the Canada-U.S. border since Jan. 2017, according to data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. When asked about Canadian law enforcement presence along the border to deal with such illicit crossings, the majority of survey respondents, or 57 per cent, said there is too little presence. The vast majority of those people, or 93 per cent, entered through Quebec. ( As reported in the news.