February 16, 2017 16:02 IST

Fleeing to Canada from the U.S

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A man from Yemen crosses the U.S.-Canada border into Hemmingford, Quebec, Canada February 14, 2017. Refugees in the United States fearing a worsening climate of xenophobia in the wake of a divisive U.S. presidential campaign are flocking to Canada in growing numbers. Credit: Reuters
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A family from Yemen is taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border into Hemmingford. Credit: Reuters
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A woman who told police that she and her family were from Sudan is taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after arriving by taxi and walking across the U.S.-Canada border into Hemmingford, Quebec, Canada February 12, 2017. In Quebec, 1,280 refugee claimants irregularly entered between April 2016 and January 2017, triple the previous year's total. Credit: Reuters
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The Yemeni man then fell and needed to be helped up the hill at the U.S.-Canada border into Hemmingford. Credit: Reuters
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A family from Yemen crosses the U.S.-Canada border into Hemmingford. Credit: Reuters