Migrant Watch

2016 : 848,000 immigrants came to Canada. 296,000 permanent residents, 62,000 refugees, 286,000 temporary foreign workers, 266,000 international students = 848,000

Last Year (2017) 50,000 illegal migrants walked into Canada, aided by the RCMP

January 2018 : 9,977 asylum seekers waiting for claims to be processed.

February 2018 : 1500 Entered illegally

March : numbers pending

April , Easter weekend 500 +  walked in illegally

April 9th 2018, 57 new asylum seekers walked across the Quebec border and were provided accommodation.

1,184 asylum seekers are being temporarily housed in the greater Montreal area as of April 10th 2018

Top 5 birth countries entering illegally as of Jan. 2018 are Haiti, Nigeria, United States, India, Saudi Arabia.

As of Jan 7th 2018,  9,977 asylum seekers awaiting their claim to be processed by the Fed. Gov. got help to find permanent accommodation for them and their families.

An Internal Memo was sent from within the Immigration Dept. warning the government to be cautious in public debate so not to lose support for immigration. If the public knew the true numbers they would want it stopped. Canadian Press

April 17, 2018

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  • On April 16, 2018, 55 new asylum seekers were provided with ccommodation.
  • 1,188 asylum seekers are being temporarily housed in the Greater Montreal area as of April 17, 2018.
  • 49,775 asylum claims were made in Canada, of which 24,980 were made in Québec from January 1 to December 31, 2017. In comparison, 23,925 asylum claims were made in Canada in 2016, of which 5,525 were made in Québec.
  • As of January 2, 2018, the top 5 birth countries of asylum seekers in Québec are Haiti, Nigeria, the United States, India and Saudi Arabia.
  • As of April 17, 2018, 14,860 asylum seekers waiting for their claims to be processed by the federal government got help to find permanent accommodation for them and their families through MIDI’s partner community organizations or independently.
  • Statistics

    May 2, 2018

    The content of this page is updated regularly.

    • On May 1st, 2018, 84 new asylum seekers were provided with ccommodation.
    • 1,316 asylum seekers are being temporarily housed in the Greater Montreal area as of Mayl 2, 2018.
    • 49,775 asylum claims were made in Canada, of which 24,980 were made in Québec from January 1 to December 31, 2017. In comparison, 23,925 asylum claims were made in Canada in 2016, of which 5,525 were made in Québec.
    • As of January 2, 2018, the top 5 birth countries of asylum seekers in Québec are Haiti, Nigeria, the United States, India and Saudi Arabia.
    • As of April 17, 2018, 14,860 asylum seekers waiting for their claims to be processed by the federal government got help to find permanent accommodation for them and their families through MIDI’s partner community organizations or independently.
  • http://www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/en/informations/asylum-seekers-situation/index.html
  • https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/refugees/asylum-claims.html
  • Total Asylum Claimants processed by the CBSA and IRCC, January – November 2018
    Provinces/Territories Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Total
    Newfoundland and Labrador 10 5 10 5 5 10 15 70
    Prince Edward Island 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nova Scotia 5 5 5 15 10 10 10 80
    New Brunswick 5 5 5 5 5 5 45
    Québec 2,065 2,110 2,390 2,930 2,300 1,885 2,340 2,510 2,445 2,590 2,255 25,820
    Ontario 1,600 1,440 1,445 1,505 1,855 1,545 1,625 2,010 2,230 2,465 2,980 20,695
    Manitoba 35 50 70 65 50 45 70 60 60 40 50 595
    Saskatchewan 10 5 10 10 5 5 10 70
    Alberta 130 120 105 130 115 110 170 185 175 210 205 1,645
    British Columbia 135 170 170 160 190 175 175 190 240 270 265 2,140
    Yukon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Northwest Territories 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nunavut 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Outside Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Total – CBSA & IRCC 3,995 3,910 4,205 4,815 4,525 3,775 4,400 4,975 5,170 5,615 5,785 51,165

    Please note that all values between 0 and 5 are shown as “–”. This is done to prevent individuals from being identified when data is compiled and compared to other publicly available statistics. All other values are rounded to the closest multiple of 5 for the same reason; as a result of rounding, data may not sum to the totals indicated.

     

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