Refugees cross to Canada to escape Donald Trump

2/13/2017

In recent months, hundreds of refugees have trickled across the US border into the western prairie province of Manitoba, which lies above North Dakota and Montana. Normally, only 40 to 60 cross each year.

Mualim and Ahmed, two refugees, say they were spooked by Trump and his immigration ban, which prohibited the entry of nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries - among them Somalia - for 90 days. Their decision to flee the United States was largely influenced by the president.

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