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  •  Many individuals detained in Northern facilities (0+ / 0-)

    are Central Americans, Asians and Africans, many of whom entered Canada legally as asylum seekers because they have a more lax refugee status process. But all the GOP ever wants to talk about is how people are coming from Mexico. Why? Because Mexico is far more easily identified with brown people than Canada is.

    •  is far more easily identified with brown people (0+ / 0-)

      exactly right. It's the perception rather than the reality.

      If I ran this circus, things would be DIFFERENT!

      by CwV on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 11:39:03 AM PST

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