Montreal’s Olympic Stadium used to house surge in asylum seekers crossing from U.S.

A temporary welcome centre has been opened at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal to house a new wave of asylum seekers coming from the United States to Quebec, many of them Haitians.

“We’ve never seen this before,” said Francine Dupuis, spokesperson for PRAIDA, the provincial government organization that helps claimants in their first months.

How about a “We’re sending you back centre”?

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