Asylum Claims from Mexico Spike

According to data obtained from the Immigration & Refugee Board (IRB), the number of asylum claims from Mexico have spiked dramatically since the Liberal government removed Canada's visa requirements on Mexico, in December 2016.

 

Jan 2016 11
Feb 2016 4
Mar 2016 11
Apr 2016 7
May 2016 10
Jun 2016 8
Jul 2016 20
Aug 2016 28
Sep 2016 37
Oct 2016 9
Nov 2016 24
Dec 2016 72
Jan 2017 71
Feb 2017 85