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Canada struggles with asylum seeker influx from US

Canada is struggling to cope with a large increase in the number of asylum seekers crossing the open border with the United States.

Canada is struggling to cope with a large increase in the number of asylum seekers crossing the open border with the United States.

Thousands of people from different countries have walked across the border away from official entry points.

Most have done so in the province of Quebec.

Al Jazeera’s Daniel Lak reports from Montreal.