It’s Canada Again! Trudeau Welcomes All Immigrants Banned From U.S

Since then, travellers from those countries have been stopped from boarding US-bound planes, triggering angry protests and detentions at airports.

Some who were already in the air when Trump signed the executive order were detained on arrival, The New York Times reported.

On Saturday, Canadian airline WestJet said it would reimburse passengers prevented from travelling to the United States under the new policy.

“WestJet will comply with this executive order,” the company said in a statement.

“In the event, there are foreign nationals from these countries on WestJet who are denied entry, we will be providing them with a full refund.”

The airliner has already had to refuse one passenger transport to the United States, a spokeswoman said, without specifying the passenger’s origin.

According to the latest Canadian census, from 2011, one out of five people in the country are foreign-born.

Canada has welcomed more than 39,670 Syrian refugees between November 2015 and the beginning of this January, according to government figures.