Back in the 1980s, a network of U.S. churches and synagogues offered sanctuary to Central American refugees and organized an “overground railroad” to take them to safety in Canada. 149 more words
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The Syrian civil war forced millions of people to flee their homes and seek new settlements in foreign countries.
For Canadians, what sparked the sudden urge to help resettle the refugees to Canada was a photograph of Alan Kurdi dead on a Turkish beach – the Syrian child and his family were trying to escape from the war in Syria. 271 more words
LETHBRIDGE – City of Lethbridge staff gave an update on the Syrian refugee process Wednesday, ahead of new arrivals that will bring the total number of refugees in the city to 111 next week. 281 more words