Canada's open-arm stance welcoming Syrian refugees continues to puzzle and stoke fear among some Americans — thanks to some fear-mongering U.S. news reports.
So to get a better understanding of the issue, Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" sent an intrepid reporter up north to talk to Canadians about "[Justin] Trudeau's refugee invasion."
'This isn't about you'
"Daily Show" correspondent Hasan Minhaj asks the group if they're worried refugees are a risk to U.S. national security. The responses are sharp and critical in the satirical segment.
"This isn't about you. We're doing this for ourselves and we're doing it for the refugees we're bringing," says one woman from the group.
"We don't blame all Americans for Donald Trump."
"Don't you have more Americans dying from gun incidents and mass shootings than from terrorism every year?"
Minhaj then brings up the notion that even one bad refugee could be a threat to Canadian lives, and the same woman mentioned earlier responds again brilliantly.
"So we're going to decide not to help 49,999 people because one person went bad?" she says.
"That's not how we look at it. We wouldn't blame all Syrians for that one Syrian. We don't blame all Americans for Donald Trump."
Watch the full segment above.
Last week, a CBS report claimed "radicalized groups in Canada" posed "a tremendous concern" for U.S. border security.
The second part of Minhaj's report will air Thursday, according Uproxx. It includes a sit-down with the man "who started this mess" — Justin Trudeau.
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