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The Root: Canada Denies Refugee Status to African-American Man Who Fears US Police

Via The Root:

“Kyle Canty will have to pack his bags and return to the United States after Canadian officials rejected his asylum application, CBC News reports.

The African-American citizen entered Canada back in September. He told border officials in Vancouver that he was coming for a visit but later filed for refugee status.

Canty, pointing to Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and Eric Garner in Staten Island, N.Y., said he fears that the police in America would kill him because he’s black. He told Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Board that black people in America are being “exterminated at an alarming rate.”

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