They came seeking shelter ...

Asylum-Seeker Mavis Otuteye Died Trying To Cross Border Into Canada

Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing, 1999)
With the clothes on their backs, they came through a storm. And those that didn’t die want a better life. And they want it here. "

… or somewhere almost within walking distance of “here” anyway.

Nuff said.

Is there a question here? This probably should be in MPSIMS.