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The border next door

On Roxham Road in Quebec, some 19,000 asylum seekers sought entry into Canada last year. ​And two women who live nearby are looking for ways to comfort them. But the only question is, what exactly can they do to help? ​
A family crosses the Canadian border at Roxham Road. (David Zinman/Aaron Lakoff)
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On Roxham Road in Quebec, some 19,000 asylum seekers sought entry into Canada last year. ​And two women who live nearby are looking for ways to comfort them. But the only question is, what exactly can they do to help?  ​