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MALCOLM: Liberals use 'illegal' vs. 'irregular' argument as a distraction

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12.07.2018

When someone crosses the border illegally, it’s fair and accurate to call them an “illegal border crosser.”

That isn’t controversial. Earlier this year, I visited Roxham Road – the unofficial port of entry where approximately 95% of all illegal border crossers enter Canada. The Canadian government has put up a sign that makes it clear as day.

“STOP: It is illegal to cross the border here or any place other than a Port of Entry. You will be arrested and detained if you cross here.”

Even the Liberals believe border-hopping at unofficial crossings is illegal.

“Crossing the border in between official border crossings is illegal,” said Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a few months ago in the House of Commons.

It’s bizarre, therefore, that Liberal immigration minister Ahmed Hussen is picking a fight with Conservative Ontario Premier Doug Ford over Ford’s use of the term “illegal border........

© Winnipeg Sun