Refugees are desperate to get to Canada. Smugglers and scammers are cashing in.


Refugees are desperate to get to Canada. Smugglers and scammers are cashing in.

Seated on a ratty grey couch in his apartment in Istanbul’s Yedikule district, his wife pouring sweet green tea, Ahmed Stanekzai talks about Canada. “Have you been there?” he asks, holding up his cellphone, displaying a tourist photo of Niagara Falls.

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