The Canada Border Services Agency detained more Mexican migrants in the first two months of 2017 than it did in all of 2016, new statistics show.
According to the CBSA, 444 Mexicans had been detained in Canada as of March 9.
In 2016, 410 Mexicans were held by Canadian border officials.
Many Mexicans looking north have shifted their focus from the United States to Canada as President Donald Trump vows to crack down on America’s undocumented immigrants, about half of whom are Mexican.
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