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Seekers: Asylum Seekers

seekers: Earlier this month, the city said that about 270 asylum seekers were still living in the student residences, according to CTV. The City of Toronto has worked diligently and compassionately to accommodate the ongoing arrival of refugee and asylum seekers, said Toronto Mayor John Tory in a news release issued Thursday. More than 600 refugees were moved to college dorm rooms in May due to a shelters being unable to cope with the influx of asylum seekers from elsewhere in Canada, but they could only remain in the dormitories until Aug. 9, when students returned for their academic year. With the partnership of other levels of government and surrounding municipalities, we have been able to relocate the dormitory population. Nike, a nurse, she had seen children die during the procedure. A couple says they fled Nigeria with their four children after learning that three of their daughters were facing female circumcision. ( As reported in the news.