Migrants Fleeing to Canada Learn Even a Liberal Nation Has Limits
As the Trump administration clamps down on immigration, asylum-seekers are discovering that Canada is not quite the “Promised Land” some had hoped for.
MONTREAL — After fleeing to Montreal from Long Island, Marlise Beauville felt, she said, as if she had reached the Promised Land.She entered the country last summer without immigration papers, yet received a work permit, a monthly stipend of 600 Canadian dollars, or $480, free health care and free French lessons. The weather has become bone-cold chilly but her Canadian neighbors are warm.Though it is not clear that she will be able to stay, she is hunkering down, adamant that limbo in Canada ...
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