Canada's strict border closures shut out Hong Kong asylum seekers even as interest spikes

Canada's strict border closures shut out Hong Kong asylum seekers even as interest spikesHong Kong’s new security law has prompted a sharp uptick in inquiries from families looking to relocate to Canada, but Ottawa’s strict COVID-19 border control measures are making it nearly impossible to get in, immigration lawyers said. Admissions of new permanent residents from Hong Kong jumped 75.7% in January and February 2020 compared to the previous year, as Beijing’s crackdown on pro-democracy protesters escalated. Beijing imposed the legislation on Hong Kong this week despite protests from Hong Kongers and Western nations, setting China’s freest city and a major financial hub on a more authoritarian track.

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