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Asylum Seekers: American Side and Roxham Road

asylum seekers: The group was prevented from talking to anyone by private security forces, according to National Observer. Lawyer Saron Grebresellassie described the crossing as creepy, dangerous and dark. Last winter, Black Lives Matter activists went to see the border crossing at Lacolle, Quebec to witness how asylum seekers from the United States were being treated, and what they know about their rights. Police even followed them back to their hotel, stopped and questioned them. File photo by Alex T treault Justin Trudeau has tacked hard right. An abandoned stroller is seen on the American side of the former border crossing near Hemmingford, Quebec, in the winter of 2017, at the end of the now infamous Roxham road where most irregular crossings have been happening. ( As reported in the news.