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More people crossing the U.S. border into Canada illegally

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WATCH: There are growing concerns about people seeking asylum from the U.S. crossing the B.C. border, after at least six more illegal entries over the weekend.

It was a busy weekend of people trying to cross the U.S. and Canada border illegally.

On Saturday morning Mounties detained two Turkish nationals near the Peace Arch border crossing in South Surrey.

On Sunday a family of four was spotted being taken into custody close to the same area.

WATCH: More border jumpers are caught crossing into B.C.

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A young girl is taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 26, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A young girl is taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 26, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A woman and child are taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border with a man and another young girl into Surrey, British Columbia February 26, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A woman and child are taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border with a man and another young girl into Surrey, British Columbia February 26, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A young girl and a man sit in a police car after being taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border with a woman and another young girl into Surrey, British Columbia February 26, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A young girl and a man sit in a police car after being taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border with a woman and another young girl into Surrey, British Columbia February 26, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A young girl is taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border with a woman, a man and another young girl into Surrey, British Columbia February 26, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A young girl is taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border with a woman, a man and another young girl into Surrey, British Columbia February 26, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A woman and child are taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border with a man and another young girl into Surrey, British Columbia February 26, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A woman and child are taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border with a man and another young girl into Surrey, British Columbia February 26, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A young girl is taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 26, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A young girl is taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 26, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
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A woman with a Turkish passport walks out of a vacant lot after hiding shortly after she and a man crossed the U.S-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. The two were later taken into custody by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) after being located. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A woman with a Turkish passport walks out of a vacant lot after hiding shortly after she and a man crossed the U.S-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. The two were later taken into custody by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) after being located. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
The U.S-Canada border along 0 avenue in Surrey where two people with Turkish passports crossed and were later taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers in Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
The U.S-Canada border along 0 avenue in Surrey where two people with Turkish passports crossed and were later taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers in Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
The footsteps of a man and woman with Turkish passports who crossed the U.S-Canada border in the frost into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. The two were later taken into custody by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) after being located. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
The footsteps of a man and woman with Turkish passports who crossed the U.S-Canada border in the frost into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. The two were later taken into custody by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) after being located. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
Environment Canada says rain likely will turn into flurries by morning.
Environment Canada says rain likely will turn into flurries by morning. Reuters / File
The footsteps of a man and woman with Turkish passports who crossed the U.S-Canada border in the frost into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. The two were later taken into custody by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) after being located. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
The footsteps of a man and woman with Turkish passports who crossed the U.S-Canada border in the frost into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. The two were later taken into custody by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) after being located. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A man and woman with Turkish passports walk down a street after crossing the U.S-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. The two were later taken into custody by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) after being located. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A man and woman with Turkish passports walk down a street after crossing the U.S-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. The two were later taken into custody by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) after being located. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
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A man and woman with Turkish passports walk down a street after crossing the U.S-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. The two were later taken into custody by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) after being located. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A man and woman with Turkish passports walk down a street after crossing the U.S-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. The two were later taken into custody by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) after being located. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A woman with a Turkish passport is taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A woman with a Turkish passport is taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A man and woman with Turkish passports walk down a street after crossing the U.S-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. The two were later taken into custody by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) after being located. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A man and woman with Turkish passports walk down a street after crossing the U.S-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. The two were later taken into custody by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) after being located. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A woman with a Turkish passport is taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border with a man into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A woman with a Turkish passport is taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border with a man into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A woman with a Turkish passport is taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border with a man into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A woman with a Turkish passport is taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border with a man into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A man and woman with Turkish passports are taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A man and woman with Turkish passports are taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
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A man and woman with Turkish passports are questioned by an Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officer after crossing the U.S-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A man and woman with Turkish passports are questioned by an Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officer after crossing the U.S-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A sign near Smuggler's Inn is pictured on the U.S.-Canada border in Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A sign near Smuggler's Inn is pictured on the U.S.-Canada border in Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A man and woman with Turkish passports are taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A man and woman with Turkish passports are taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A man and woman with Turkish passports are questioned by an Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officer after crossing the U.S-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.
A man and woman with Turkish passports are questioned by an Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officer after crossing the U.S-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. Picture taken February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Nelms.

Residents near the border say they’ve noticed an increase in illegal crossings in the past two months.

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“They’re escaping what I guess they feel is not safe down there so they’re coming up here for refuge,” said border resident Troy Tompkins.

Another resident said they now see people crossing the border illegally every day.

“I feel sorry for them,” said resident Wendy Christy. “I don’t know what they can do other than try what they’re doing.”