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Trudeau Rows Back on ‘Refugees Welcome’ as Quebec Hands Migrants $2.6 Million a Month in Welfare

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Victoria Friedman
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August 28, 2017
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National News
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Quebec has pledged to hand out welfare cheques to around 4,000 asylum seekers as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau backtracks on his open invitation to migrants ...

The migrants travelled via an unofficial crossing point between New York and Quebec after left wing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau extended an open invitation to migrants following President Trump issuing an executive order temporarily halting U.S. refugee resettlement. At the time, Trudeau tweeted: “Diversity is our strength.  #WelcomeToCanada ...

Since the start of the year, more than 11,300 asylum seekers have crossed from the U.S. to Canada, nearly 7,000 arriving just since July alone ...