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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. Canada. Woman seeking asylum in Canada dies of ...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 »

West African woman likely walking to Canada dies in northern Minnesota - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

NOYES, Minn. — A West African woman who may have been trying to reach Canada on foot from the United States probably died of hypothermia in a remote part of northwestern Minnesota, authorities said. The body of 57-year-old Mavis Otuteye, who ...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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

'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 »

Asylum agreement with US to blame for woman's death near border, lawyer says - CBC.ca

An agreement between Canada and the United States is to blame for the recent death of Mavis Otuteye, a presumed asylum seeker found dead less than a kilometre from the Canadian border, a Winnipeg immigration lawyer says. "The Canada-U.S. Safe Third ...and more »

'It's just too dangerous': Death near the border was inevitable, US patrol agent says - CBC.ca

Scott Webster, a deputy patrol agent in charge of the Pembina Border Station, walks past a gravel road where he has parked his truck to a long, empty drainage ditch in Minnesota. The ditch is less than a kilometre from the Manitoba border and it's ...and more »