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US AND CANADA STRIKE DEAL TO ADDRESS ILLEGAL BORDER CROSSINGS AND REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT.

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The United State US and Canada have agreed on a deal to reject asylum seekers at unofficial border crossings.

The President of the US, Joe Biden, and the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau will announce the pact today during BIDEN’S visit to Ottawa.

The treaty is expected to allow officials on both sides of the border to turn back such asylum seekers heading in either direction as part of efforts to limit an influx of migrants at Roxham Road, an unofficial crossing between New York State and the province of Quebec.

As a part of the deal, Canada will create a new refugee program for 15,000 migrants fleeing persecution and violence in South and Central America.

Written by: Ella Adike

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