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to pick up a passenger at the Greyhound bus Hermes replica belt paris station in Plattsburgh, New York, about 25 miles (40 km) south of the Canadian border.

An older Haitian woman wearing a purple and yellow headwrap, mauve lipstick and big gold earrings descended from the bus with two handbags, a backpack and a suitcase. Seymour placed her luggage in the car, and asked where she was headed.

Seymour, 62, who has driven the same streets in upstate New York for more than a decade, voted for Donald Trump in the hermes belt price replica Nov. 8 presidential election, partly because of his tough stance on immigration.

"I would vote for him all over again," Seymour said. "But it's more complicated than that."

Since Trump was elected, Seymour has had a front seat view of the other side of the immigration debate, ferrying some of the roughly 2,000 people who have crossed illegally into Canada this year. asylum applications. But Trump's tough talk on illegal immigration has spurred a wave of asylum seekers to leave for Canada, whose government they view as more welcoming to migrants.

After arriving in border towns such as Plattsburgh, many use cabs to cover the final miles to the Canadian crossing. Seymour said he usually makes the run a few times every week.

Once registered as a Republican but now an independent, Seymour said Trump's rhetoric made many of his border bound patrons fearful. He said that while some asylum seekers were a crime risk, most of his passengers would be "assets to this country."

"Trump's immigration policies are strong. They are one of the reasons why I voted for him. But these people are human beings no matter where they came from," Seymour said.

"It's not like they're aliens from another world or something."

He also acknowledged that he has to make a living.

"Of course I don't love all my passengers, but I certainly don't hate any of them," he said.

In the rush to get out of the cab and into Canada, travelers often drop items. The border is strewn with evidence of hurried escapes: a luggage tag, two baby bottles, one mitten, a wheel that fell off a suitcase, a stroller, an empty pack of cigarettes, a packed lunch.

Passengers who do not speak hermes black belt knockoff English, Seymour said, sometimes use different techniques for communication. A Reuters reporter accompanied Seymour on three overnight shifts.

As the bus doors swung open on a recent Wednesday morning, the cab doors followed suit, with drivers rushing up to the bus.

"Taxi! Taxi! Taxi!" solicited one driver.

"Going to the border? I'll take you there for real cheap," another yelled.

Seymour opted to lean against his white van and let a passenger, Cilotte, come to him. The bus driver had called him minutes before to tell him to be on the lookout for the woman.

About 10 minutes later on a two lane highway running north from Plattsburgh, Seymour looked back at Cilotte in his rear view mirror. "You're okay," imitation hermes mens belt he said repeatedly.

"When we get there," he told Reuters, "I help them take their bags out of the car and I stay and watch and make sure they make it."

He added, "I tell them, 'Don't stop now.' But some of them stop. They just stand there. They freeze."

Families seeking to cross at the official port of entry in Champlain, New York, are typically charged a flat rate of $60. Those who want to cross more discreetly pay $65 to $75 to be driven to a nearby dead end street surrounded by farmland. From there, they cross a ditch and a small hill, then walk into Canada.

On Wednesday, the New York State Attorney General's office announced it had investigated upstate cab drivers for price gouging asylum seekers. At least one driver from a rival Plattsburgh cab company charged passengers as much as $300 for a trip to the border, prosecutors said. Seymour said he was not charged with price gouging.

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