NY Haitian-American Councilman says Haitians going to Canada are under FALSE impression

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NY Haitian-American Councilman says Haitians going to Canada are under FALSE impression

New York City Council Member Mathieu Eugene says many Haitians making the trip to Canada seeking asylum are under the false impression that Canada has an open-door policy.

They're seeing the country as if it were a "promised land," he said.

Council Member Mathieu Eugene represents dristict 40 which includes Crown Heights, East Flatbush, Flatbush, Kensington, Midwood, Prospect Park, and Prospect Lefferts Gardens.

Council Member Dr. Mathieu Eugene made history by becoming the first Haitian-born official elected to the New York City Council.

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