Illegal granted refugee status

One of the first illegals to cross the border from the U-S to Manitoba has now been granted refugee status.

Afraid of being deported from the U-S, Razak Iyal made the frigid journey five months ago and lost his fingers to frostbite in the dangerous trek, but he claims it was worth it to be safe in Canada.

The 35 year old native of Ghana was granted refugee status after saying he could have been killed if he was sent back to his home country.