By• January 20, 2017
Not everyone who said they’re “moving to Canada” because of Donald Trump was joking.
Apex Capital Partners, an advisory firm that specializes in helping people establish citizenship in different countries through investment programs, has seen a “major spike” in business since Election Day. The company typically works with high-net-worth clientele from outside the U.S. and gets only one inquiry from an American every few months, but in the two and a half months since Trump officially became president-elect, it’s received 20—a 1,900 percent increase.
“I think that was a knee-jerk reaction for a lot of people who were unhappy and searching for answers,” Nuri Katz, the firm’s president and a holder of six passports, told the Observer. “However, demand has remained steady since then, and this has been our most concentrated flurry of activity from Americans in recent years.”