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Closing Roxham Road will lead to ’humanitarian catastrophes,’ immigration experts warn

Alan Rivas, who is from Peru, was trying to reunite with his partner in Montreal, but was hours too late attempting to cross into Canada at Roxham Road after strict new border rules came into effect at midnight Saturday. (Verity Stevenson/CBC)

Alan Rivas, who is from Peru, was trying to reunite with his partner in Montreal, but was hours too late attempting to cross into Canada at Roxham Road after strict new border rules came into effect at midnight Saturday.

Photo:  (Verity Stevenson/CBC)

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CBC News Network's Aarti Pole speaks to Lovejoyce Amavi, who crossed through Roxham Road in 2017, for his reaction to the irregular crossing closure and his concerns for migrants now.

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