Sunday, February 19, 2017

Time to Get Out if You Can



Immigrants flee US for Canada – in pictures

Migrants are fleeing the US for Canada, making the journey through snow and ice to seek refugee status in the country. Reuters photographer Christinne Muschi documented some of them as they crossed the border from the US into Hemmingford in Quebec


The Guardian  Christinne Muschi/Reuters 16 February 2017


A woman who told police that she and her family were from Sudan are helped by a Canadian police officer after arriving by taxi and walking across the US-Canada border. All photographs: Christinne Muschi/Reuters

The family was taken into custody

A border marker is seen at the US-Canada border

A man from Yemen is arrested at the border

Another man crossed into Canada, telling police he was from Sudan

He was handcuffed and taken away

A man walks down Roxham Road in Champlain, New York, with his luggage toward the US-Canada border

The man was helped across the border, where he told police he was from Yemen, and they detained him

 A family from Yemen crosses the border into Canada

Left luggage sits on the US side of the border after the owner was taken into custody

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