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Woman seeking asylum in Canada dies of hypothermia near US border - The Guardian

A signpost for Emerson, Manitoba in February. Like other towns along the border, Emerson has experienced an upswing of refugee claimants since Donald Trump was elected. Photograph: Lyle Stafford/Reuters. A woman believed to have been attempting to seek ...and more »

Body of woman, 57, found near Manitoba border believed to be asylum seeker, US police say - CBC.ca

A body found less than a kilometre from the Manitoba border in Minnesota is believed to be that of an asylum seeker who died of hypothermia, police say. Kittson County Sheriff's department received a call last Thursday about a missing woman who was ...and more »

Apparent asylum seeker found dead near Canada-US border - Macleans.ca

NOYES, Minn. – A woman who may have been trying to reach Canada on foot from the United States was found dead in a remote part of northwestern Minnesota, authorities said. The body of 57-year-old Mavis Otuteye, who authorities believe was a citizen of ...and more »

Ghanaian Woman Dies of Hypothermia Walking From US to Canada - Newsweek

RTS146I8 Since U.S. President Donald Trump cracked down on immigration and asylum seekers at the beginning of his term this year, more than 2,000 migrants and refugees have crossed the border into Canada. Chris Wattie/Reuters. Share. U.S. Migrants U.S ...and more »

Woman who died walking to Canada was trying to visit her daughter - Macleans.ca

Heading toward Canada from Pembina, North Dakota, where refugees get dropped off by cab drivers from Grand Forks, North Dakota. (Photograph by Nick Iwanyshyn). WINNIPEG – The president of the Ghanian Union of Manitoba says a 57-year-old woman who died ...and more »

Woman found dead near border was en route to Canada to see newborn granddaughter - CBC.ca

A Ghanaian woman found dead near the Canada-U.S. border was on her way to see her newborn granddaughter in Toronto and had been living in the U.S. under an expired visa, CBC News has learned. Mavis Otuteye was heading for Toronto to see her daughter's ...and more »

Asylum seeker found dead near Canada-US border - Radio Canada International

American police officials in Kittson County, Minnesota say they found the body of a woman in a ditch about a kilometre from the border with the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was in an area known as an illegal crossing point for migrants seeking ...and more »

Ghanaian woman in US likely died trying to enter Canada: police - CTV News

A 57-year-old woman believed to be from Ghana was found dead near the U.S.-Manitoba border last week after officials say she likely attempted to cross into Canada. The Kittson County Sheriff's Department says Mavis Korkor Larnyoh Otuteye was last seen ...and more »

'We can't leave her body': Manitoba Ghanaians want to help after border crosser found dead - CBC.ca

Manitoba's Ghanaian community is looking for a way to help after a U.S. border guard found a woman's body less than a kilometre south of the Canadian border in Minnesota last week. Mavis Otuteye, 57, who police believe is a citizen of Ghana, died while ...and more »

Death of refugee woman on Canadian border sparks calls for more relaxed immigration policies - The Independent

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, May 31 (Reuters) - Canadian politicians and refugee advocates urged the government on Wednesday to scrap a U.S. pact that has spurred asylum seekers to cross the border illegally after a woman trying to walk into Canada was found ...and more »