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u.s .,: Asylum Claims and Charles Krupa

u.s .,: Most are still waiting for their asylum claims to be heard, according to Toronto Star. A family from Haiti prepares to cross the border at Que., from Champlain, N.Y., in August 2017. That number is a small fraction of the 32,173 so-called irregular migrants who came through unguarded land borders from the United States during the period ending in late August. More than 32,000 so-called irregular migrants have illegally crossed into Canada through unguarded land borders. Charles Krupa / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Of the 398 failed refugee claimants Canada has deported, 146 were sent back to the U.S., where 116 of them have citizenship, according to data provided to the Star by the Canada Border Services Agency. Almost 400 have been deported as of the end of August. ( As reported in the news.