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March 14, 2023

INSIGHT-Canada immigration: Why record asylum seekers are crossing border from U.S.
By Anna Mehler Paperny and Ted Hesson

Asylum seekers in the United States wait more than four years on average to appear in immigration court, according to Syracuse University's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse. It takes at least six months after filing a refugee claim to get a work permit, according to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, Syracuse University
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