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>> This is the Canadian border in Champlain, New York. And this is Curtis Seymour, a Trump supporting taxi driver who works the midnight shift Monday through Saturday. In addition to his regular passengers, there's another fare he often takes.>> If we pick up a lot of refugees and immigrants going to the border, going to Roxanne road.
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We get them from the bus station, or from the motels.>> As President Trump cracks down on immigration, many undocumented immigrants are fleeing northward to a country they view is more welcoming. And cabees like Seymour are often the final leg of the trip, taking them as far as he can legally go.
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>> I never thought this many people would try to get into Canada. I'd never thought, it's just a lot people immigrating to another country.>> Like many cab drivers in the area, Seymour's night invariably involves at stopping at the mobile gas station in Plattsburg. Where buses drop off a mix of college students, townies, and asylum seekers.
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>> But they go through a lot to get to where they're going. They're scared. They're human beings just like we are and they need help.>> On Roxham Road, the narrow space dividing the United States from Canada, is littered with items from hurried escapes. Some successful, but some not.
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Despite shepherding these people in their most desperate moments, fleeing what they perceive as a hostile government, Seymour still supports Trump.>> They're afraid of Trump. I think they're afraid they're gonna be detained and deported. I voted for President Trump, I'm glad, I like him. He's a little rough, but that's what we need.
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's presidential, he's doing his job. That's the way I look at it. If they're here illegally, well, try to get legal. If not, go to Canada.>> And he's happy to help them get there.>> Makes me feel good. I can sleep at night. I'm not worried they didn't get there.
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I know they're there because I brought them there.