asylum seekers

Canada: Asylum Avalanche as Claims Triple over Two Years

(AFP) — The number of people seeking asylum in Canada more than tripled over a two-year period and reached a monthly peak in August 2017 when thousands crossed illegally from the US, Statistics Canada said on Friday.

Canada

Survey: Over Half of Swedes Reject Taking More Refugees

A new survey at attitudes towards migration across Europe has found more than half of Swedes say they do not want to see the country take in more refugees, making it one of the most migration-sceptic nations.

Swedish