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Vander Doelen: Refugees prefer Windsor

A trial into a fraudulent refugee claim in Windsor has opened a brief, albeit limited, window into the normally closed world of Canada’s political asylum process. 827 more words

Opinion

After Sydney siege, Australian PM urged to go easy on refugees

Police killed Iranian-born Man Haron Monis when they stormed a cafe early on Tuesday morning to free hostages he’d held at gunpoint for 16 hours. Police are investigating whether two hostages who also died were killed by the self-styled sheikh or were hit in the crossfire. 82 more words

World

After Sydney siege, Australian PM urged to go easy on refugees

Police killed Iranian-born Man Haron Monis when they stormed a cafe early on Tuesday morning to free hostages he’d held at gunpoint for 16 hours. Police are investigating whether two hostages who also died were killed by the self-styled sheikh or were hit in the crossfire. 82 more words

World

Think There's a Lot of Immigration to the US? Think Again | Acumen | OZY

If you think the United States is every immigrant’s dream, reconsider. Sure, in absolute numbers, the U.S. is home to the most foreign-born people —  321 more words

Humanity

Driftwood

They just kept bouncing from place to place. A few months here, a few months there (these were nameless places to begin with, unfamiliar and foreboding). 265 more words

Words & Thoughts

"The Story Of The Cubans" By Joey Santana (The Greatest Thing In Internet History)

The greatest artist in the history of Cuba has written the ultimate documentary detailing the plight of Cubans trying to escape tyranny. This short video will change your life forever.