Deported Mexicans Vow To Flood Into Canada - Immigrating To "The U.S. Is Over...Now It's Canada's Turn"

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Canada has been applauded in recent months for its decision to lift visa requirements for Mexican 'tourists' as of December 1st.  Rather than a visa, under Trudeau's administration, Mexicans are now only required to have a so-called Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) which can be purchased online for CAD $7.

As one media outlet praised, the move "provides a stark contrast to proposed policies from the US president-elect Donald Trump, who has said he will immediately deport between two and three million illegal immigrants and will build a wall along the US-Mexican border."

Not surprisingly, news of the rule changes in Canada quickly made the rounds in the migrant community with one recently-deported Mexican nationalist declaring that "For those without documents, I think (the United States) is over. Now it's Canada's turn."

Sure enough, in just the three months since Canada's visa rules were relaxed, the number of Mexicans interested in "vacationing" in Canada has soared over 300%. Sure, who wouldn't want to abandon the sweltering 70 degree heat in Mexico for a relaxing vacation in the frozen tundra of our northern neighbor in the dead of winter...it just makes sense. Per Reuters:

Canadian government data shows a tripling of Mexicans seeking to travel to Canada in the three months since the visa requirement was shelved.

 

It is not a firm indicator as many people could be genuine tourists. But tie it to a surge in calls and emails to immigration lawyers from recently arrived Mexicans looking for work permits, as well as the accounts of deportees like Rita and Mexicans already in Canada, and it suggests a new migration pattern may be emerging.

 

Seven immigration lawyers, consultants and activists told Reuters that requests for legal advice from Mexicans who had entered Canada since Dec. 1 had roughly tripled compared with the same period in 2015-2016.

 

Between December and late February, Canada has granted more than 61,500 eTAs (Electronic Travel Authorization forms) to Mexicans, about triple the number of quarterly tourist applications received in the year before the visa requirement was scrapped, official Canadian data shows. The true scale of Mexican immigration will only become fully apparent in June, when early arrivals on these eTAs are due to leave.

 

Flight bookings from Mexico to Canada also swelled 90 percent in January and February versus the same period in 2016, according to travel analysis company ForwardKeys, which reviews all major travel agency bookings. It is unclear what percentage of those bookings were made by people looking to work illegally in Canada.

Migrants

 

Of course, the problem with relaxed immigration policies is not attracting additional 'tourists' to your country but getting them to go home once their invitation expires.  As one migrant who recently immigrated to Toronto told Reuters, once his time as a 'tourist' expires he'll have no choice but to "stay and work illegally."

In 2015, Victor Avila, a 37-year-old architect from Oaxaca, returned home voluntarily from the United States after five years working illegally in Freehold, New Jersey. Shocked by the low wages in Mexico and traumatized by the local murder of his brother, he applied for an eTA.

 

Avila arrived in Toronto a few weeks ago and found work in a restaurant. He was in the process of applying for a work visa, but said he would stay on illegally for a year if it wasn't granted.

 

"I think for many of us in Canada, there's no other option but to stay and work illegally," he said.

Unfortunately, while Canada's relaxed travel requirements were applauded as an enlightened, progressive alternative to Trump's xenophobic, racist approach to immigration, under the surface, Canada's policies function much like Trump's proposals.  As immigration lawyers point out, while 'vacationing' in Canada is easy, getting a work visa can be nearly impossible and Mexicans with a criminal record are not welcome.

Many Mexicans believe the eTA is all they need to set up in Canada, but in almost all cases they are wrong, immigration lawyers said. The eTA does not even guarantee entry.

 

Even if they get past the airport, many low-skilled Mexicans hoping to work illegally are likely to be disappointed, lawyers said, noting that it's difficult for those entering on tourist visas to get work permits without an employer's sponsorship.

 

Some Mexican visitors told Reuters that Canadian immigration officials went through their phones and asked tough questions designed to trip up those seeking to stay and work illegally. While some got through, others were sent home.

 

Canada says those convicted of crimes, as well as gang members, are inadmissible, making it hard for criminally convicted Mexicans deported from the United States to enter.

Just ask Alejandro Becerra's how accommodating Canada's open-minded, progressive immigration policies are..

Alejandro Becerra's experience is a cautionary tale for Mexicans dreaming of a new life in Canada.

 

The 30-year-old former bankteller from Mexico City got a job offer to work in construction in Toronto and flew to the city on Feb. 7 on an eTA.

 

Becerra told a border official at the airport that he was coming as a tourist and showed him his return flight. The official didn't believe him and examined his phone, where he found messages discussing Becerra's job in Toronto.

 

Becerra spent the night in a detention center, and the next morning he was taken in handcuffs to a plane that would return him to Mexico.

Perhaps Mexicans are learning that our 'progressive' northern neighbor isn't so progressive after all...oh well, there's always California.

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SummerSausage's picture

We have tough laws about people entering illegally or overstaying their visas, too.  It's all a matter of enforcement.  Your prime minister sounds like a willing stooge who won't enforce the laws.  Since Canada's socialism is further along than the US, you'll be a magnet for illegal aliens and demand a wall on YOUR southern border.

johnnycanuck's picture

When the change was made from a visa to the ETA, the Canadian gov't made clear if the system was abused like it was the last time Mexican's didn't require a visa,  it would be quickly switched back to the old system .

Canada has always been fairly sharp with deporting illegals, unlike the US where big business is all to glad to have them and your gov't looked the other way except for small round ups mostly for show.

Bopper09's picture

Sharp at deporting illegals?  Not likely.  The only thing that deports illegals here is -40 degrees.

blazinrabbit's picture

I agree with your assessment JC. If .gov really wanted to end illegal immigration they would go after the businesses that hire them. This would put a stop to it faster than you can say "build that wall".

Able Ape's picture

Yes, I'll have maple syrup on my burrito, gringo!...

0hedgehog's picture

On stories such as this one, there usually seems to be an inordinate amount of lude, crude, racist comments....many more than one would expect from a public average of lude vs decent. This I believe is done by Soros type paid trolls who's purpose it is to "poison the well" of the comment boards and Zerohedge in general. This is one way for the opposition to claim foul on Zerohedge and it's mostly intelligent commenters. Same tactics used on Trump stories. The only good part is they are easy to spot...they post only trash and they post 25 times on each story.

Xena fobe's picture

I just read all comments and do not see one racist one. 

GeezerGeek's picture

Nowadays anything said that upsets a SJW is racist, by definition.

The USA has gone from "Don't Tread On Me" to "Don't Tase' Me" to "Don't Trigger Me". Sigh...

VanillaSkyGuy's picture

Let's get a bunch of decommissioned B-29s and some Army Surplus Parachutes and drop the Immigrants neatly, just outside Montreal.  We could set this up as a 501(c)3... anyone looking for a nice deduction?

tuetenueggel's picture

Why parachutes ?

Not necessary.

VanillaSkyGuy's picture

Parachutes so that we claim Charitable status!  

VanillaSkyGuy's picture

Let's get a bunch of decommissioned B-29s and some Army Surplus Parachutes and drop the Immigrants neatly, just outside Montreal.  We could set this up as a 501(c)3... anyone looking for a nice deduction?

Nobodys Home's picture

It's a flanking maneuver. South border now well defended, we'll come in from the North!
Build the North wall too!!! Might as well build a bicoastal wall while we're at it. Fortress America!
Sounds messed up huh? But maybe we should just do it. I can't afford to get out anyway. No matter what Doug Casey says.

Mroex's picture

EXACTLY!!!  We have almost no securit at the border with Canada as Canada has never been a problem with neither illegals or even drug traffic

tuetenueggel's picture

I love it. Left doesn´t make happy. It makes stupid.

Stupid Trudeau must be told a lesson.

GeezerGeek's picture

I can't wait to see Trudeau holding a sign reading "Make Canada Mexican Again".

Your Creator's picture

invade mexico with illegal whites and blacks. take it over.

mary mary's picture

Sister City Program:  We'll take one Mexico City Person for every Chicagoan you take.  No, on second thought, we'll give you two Chicagoans for every Mexico City person you send us.

GeezerGeek's picture

Wait until all the Mexicans have moved to Canada. Less pushback.

CHoward's picture

For once, it actually feels good not to be wanted.

Greendawg's picture

fuck that if that happens ill be using beaners for baseball practice

Xena fobe's picture

When Chinese buy properties, they always tear them down and build ugly mcmansions on the site.  I suspect Canada has a shortage of construction workers for this reason.

Stinkbug 1's picture

Nelson, BC -  So pretty in the brochures - mountains, huge glacial lake.

Despite official numbers, the reality is that it is mostly populated by immigrant africans.

Yes, it's postcard pretty, but try sailing in water where even in summer, there is a risk of hypothermia.

The soil, even in mid-summer,  never heats to the point of being able to grow anything outside of a greenhouse. 

It's a paradise, come on up mexicans!!!

roadhazard's picture

That's a long swim.

Dan'l's picture

Mexicans will go anywhere but back to old Fuckng Mexico. Must really suck there if you are Mexican. We need to hurry up with the damn wall! Fuck Ryan and Schumer! Kick out all illegals, stop all immigration (we are already too crowded), outlaw Islam in America, Arrest Obama for treason. 

Boca's picture

maybe instead of building a wall we should build a bridge from Mexico to Canada

aloha_snakbar's picture

High speed rail....free to all mud people...

Mroex's picture

Don't pop the champaigne just yet. This will make our situation much worse. They will scrape up the money to fly into Canada. Then they will sneak in to the US via the Canadian border. America has almost no security at the Canadian border because we never had a problem there Hardly any Canadians cross ileegaly nor does much drug traffic come through there, so hence very little securit was ever needed.

So once the mestizos find the labor market up there pretty sparse, they will easily invade us from the north!!!! FUCK YOU Trudeau you fucking cuck faggot

unsafe-space-time's picture

Go and rejoin your long lost relatives the eskimos. They will probably get a lot of benefits.

mary mary's picture

Pope Francis, this is all your fault.  As long as the Church keeps telling people to have more babies than there are natural resources to provide jobs for, this chaos, crime, poverty, and misery will continue.  Who do you serve?  The billionaire businessmen who want more, more, more customers?  Or the little people who want their children to have jobs?

mary mary's picture

See how you are?  You knowingly create a problem, and when someone calls you on it, you point across the street at a different problem.

How many Imams in Mexico City?

The Imams are doing the dirty work for the Overpopulation Billionaires of the Muslim world, but the Pope is doing the dirty work for for the Overpopulation Billionaires of the Catholic world.  And the USA is nextdoor to the Catholic world, not the Muslim world.  That's why The Wall has to be built AGAINST the Catholic world.  And all you have to say is, "go tell it to the imans".  You think we're stupid enough to forget what is happening TO US if you just point somewhere else and yell "Squirrel!"

JB Say's picture

Border Patrol just needs laptops and funds to pay the $7 CAD tourist visas, and the Amtrack ride north. Much cheaper than incarceration or serial deportation. Trudeau wants them. Everybody wins. Thanks Canada!

JB Say's picture

Border Patrol just needs laptops and funds to pay the $7 CAD tourist visas, and the Amtrack ride north. Much cheaper than incarceration or serial deportation. Trudeau wants them. Everybody wins. Thanks Canada!

RedDwarf's picture

Protip to Mexicans trying to game the Canadian system.  Look and sound like a tourist.  Have a moose hat or something.  Talk about how much you loved the Red Green show or Trailer Park Boys.  LOL.

Protip to the Canadians.  The Mexicans who learn enough of your culture and are smart enough to do the above are probably the ones worth keeping anyway.

Blazing in BC's picture

Lots of mining jobs in Nunavut, and the real North

Swamidon's picture

Obviously the most decent thing Americans can do is drive the Mexicans up to the Canadian Border.

oncemore's picture

Mexicans are 1000x better than Moslems to Europe.

Let us swap Mexicans and Moslems.

deplorable nation's picture

Ban ALL immigration into the US indefinately! We have 94,000,000 people in this country not working that should be working. We can fill every job with the people we have. We don't need the TURD worlders.

Xena fobe's picture

Immigrants need to know what's the Canadian welfare payment for each anchor baby?  Without this info, how can any immigrant make an informed decision?

deplorable nation's picture

WINNING!!!

Pass me an Ole Milwaukee because it just doesn't get any better than this!

Sledge-hammer's picture
Sledge-hammer (not verified) Mar 17, 2017 6:25 PM

Good idea.  Let Canada experience the dreamers, MS-13, and low I.Q., third-world peasant descendents of the Aztecs and Mayans-- two great civilizations.  Maybe they can teach the Canucks to build ziggurats and resume the wonderfully vibrant and diverse practices of human sacrifice and cannibalism.