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Dangerous passage: Refugees in Minnesota risk death to reach Canada

Feb 22, 2017
African asylum seekers are streaming to the border, making a perilous journey that has immigration and security officials worried.
Eric Kuhn, patrol agent in charge for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection station in Pembina, North Dakota, stands for a portrait while on patrol near the Canadian border. Since 2010, the Border Patrol at Pembina has seen an increase in asylum seekers, primarily those who fled African countries, trying to sneak across the border into Canada.
Dan Koeck for MPR News