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Image copyright Reuters Image caption There are more than a million illegal immigrants in Canada and some of them are in the U.S.
The Canadian prime minister and Mexican President have called for the United States to stop deporting some of the more than a million unauthorized immigrants in the country.
Mr Trump has vowed to crack down on illegal immigrants in the US but his comments appear to have changed the way Canada deals with them.
The most recent figures available indicate that more than 200,000 people have been deported in 2017 since the government started publishing the information in July.
It has been years that some immigrants have been deported during Mr Trump’s tenure as president.
But this year, Canada has seen more than 100,000 people deported or placed in voluntary repatriation.
The majority are Mexicans and most have been released from jail, where they will often have to pay back court costs.
But even if they are sent to another country, many of those released would have to wait months or years for access to welfare – which the government says would be difficult or impossible to meet from their home countries.
Image copyright Reuters Image caption A family of five from the northern Mexican state of Nayarit was deported in December
The Trump administration insists that it is only targeting unauthorized immigrants who have criminal records or who are on probation.
Those included in the report are “Mexican nationals who have overstayed, have committed serious criminal acts and/or are at serious risk of re-entering the U.S. illegally”, while some who are not so labelled have been “criminal aliens or convicted gang members”.
The Canadian government acknowledges that the number of deportations in recent months could represent “the tip of the iceberg”.
It also states that “in some cases, there are multiple deportations” and “there could be an element of error”.
Image copyright Reuters Image caption Many deported immigrants are from Mexico