Canada’s Conservatives, the Toronto Sun, and the far-right are obsessed with refugees and asylum seekers crossing Canada’s border. They say this group of people represents a “crisis”.

But the truth is the entire notion of a “border crisis” is a myth manufactured by anti-immigrant forces.

I recently sat down with immigration law expert Sharry Aiken for an episode of Cable Street. We discussed Canada’s immigration system, including common myths about immigrants promoted by anti-immigrant right. Listen to the entire interview.

Here are the facts about Canada’s immigration system covered in the episode.