tshalla: you're oversimplifying.
UrinePig: everything Trump has planned- though calling it a plan is really giving him way more credit than he deserves, let's say everything Trump was word vomited- is some combination of stupid, counter-productive, redundant, or unnecessary. All of it is red meat thrown to his supporters that are bigots, racists and xenophobes. Very little of it is informed by anything like a constructive policy idea. The small bits that are are things that have been fed to him by the likes of Steve Bannon who see themselves as defenders of Western civilization and immigration as corrosive. While I don't disagree with Bannon on everything these people are at best ignorant and misguided.
It must be dying down from when it was big in the middle of the last decade.
[and I realize this question is old enough that maybe the numbers are different, but I found a report from 2014 that also cites 9000 refugees for that year: https://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/Refugees_Asylees_2014.pdf]
2. England is more like a state within the UK, much like Scotland or Wales.
If you are born into a poor neighbourhood you do not have any choice. Most people who live in poor neighbourhoods are born in poor neighbourhoods.
At least in Canada people have access to universal health care and a reasonably compatible education.
I’d be laughing if it wasn’t so horrifying.
But who cares what it looks like? It's just a symbol
This video is worth your time on the subject.