They came for the American dream. Now they’re fleeing to Canada.

FROM VOX.COM

They came for the American dream. Now they’re fleeing to Canada.

Waist-deep in snow, in remote locations close to the border, migrants have been braving sub-zero temperatures and the danger of being stopped by border patrol agents to find the American dream — in Canada.

Compared to February 2016, the number of asylum seekers crossing into Canada illegally has tripled this year, according to figures obtained by the Washington Post. The trend has been growing rapidly since the United States’ election in November. Reports suggest hundreds of refugees living in the United States have already fled north, hoping to take asylum in Canada — and border patrol only expect the numbers to increase as the weather improves.

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