Mexicans, Sri Lankans no longer top asylum claimants

Sri Lanka has been in the top 10 every year since Canada’s refugee board started in 1989; Mexico since 1996.

Embassy Photo: Ally Foster
Participants at a rally supporting Mexican asylum seekers in Canada on Parliament Hill on Oct. 2. Mexico has seen a drop in the number of asylum claims made in Canada since visas were imposed in 2009.
Kristen Shane
Published: Wednesday, 11/28/2012 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Wednesday, 12/12/2012 9:01 am EST

 

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