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Wed Jan 10, 2018, 01:33 PM

Canada to Salvadorans leaving US: Dont come here

Source: The Miami Herald

OTTAWA - When the Trump administration issued an immigration ban on citizens of seven majority Muslim countries a year ago, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sent out an unambiguous tweet about Canada's stance on refugees and asylum seekers.

"To those fleeing persecution, terror and war, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith. Diversity is our strength," Trudeau wrote on Jan. 28.

But when U.S. Homeland Security announced this week that it was withdrawing Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for 200,000 Salvadorans, giving them 18 months to sort out their immigration status permanently or face deportation, the reaction from the Canadian government was more muted.

Fearing an influx of newcomers crossing "irregularly" into Canada from the United States, the Canadian government has embarked on an information campaign to discourage Salvadorans from trekking north, as thousands of Haitians did when threatened with a loss of protected status last summer.

Read more: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/national/article193890429.html

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Reply Canada to Salvadorans leaving US: Dont come here (Original post)
Jose Garcia Jan 2018 OP
mac56 Jan 2018 #1
bronxiteforever Jan 2018 #2
applegrove Jan 2018 #6
applegrove Jan 2018 #5
whathehell Jan 2018 #3
George II Jan 2018 #4
applegrove Jan 2018 #7

Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Wed Jan 10, 2018, 01:42 PM

1. Misleading headline.

"Migrants needing protection will be allowed to stay."

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Response to mac56 (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 10, 2018, 01:44 PM

2. This + 100000

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Response to bronxiteforever (Reply #2)

Wed Jan 10, 2018, 03:01 PM

6. The title is right. Trudeau made the welcoming statement last January.

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Response to mac56 (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 10, 2018, 03:00 PM

5. That statement was Trudeau a year ago - jan 28. It is a proper title.

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Wed Jan 10, 2018, 01:44 PM

3. Interesting. n/t.

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Wed Jan 10, 2018, 02:47 PM

4. It's not your headline, but that article has a misleadingly false statement, Canada did not say that

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Response to George II (Reply #4)

Wed Jan 10, 2018, 03:02 PM

7. The welcoming statement was from a year ago. Canada is not so

welcoming today.

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