Canadian immigration officials processed 63,830 asylum claims last year, marking a record high for Canada.
Last year’s figure was higher than any year prior according to records dating back to 2011 from the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
In 2018, 55,040 asylum claims were processed, while in 2017 50,390 claims were processed.
Record number of asylum claims in 2019
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