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Syrian refugees in B.C. actively looking for work, but a third live in emotional turmoil: report

A new report released by the Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC) suggests Syrian refugees who have settled in British Columbia since last year are actively looking for work, but are sometimes in a fragile emotional state that makes it harder to integrate into their new surroundings. 991 more words


Marian girls refuse to let refugees down


Refugees in America have been a hot topic recently, but at Marian, the issue hits close to home.

Freshman Aluth Lual is the daughter of two Sudanese refugees who fled to America due to conflict in their country. 513 more words


'We can't abandon them': Senators urge more language, mental health supports for Syrian refugees

Sensible set of recommendations:

One year after the first wave of Syrian refugees arrived in Canada, the Senate’s committee on human rights is urging the federal government to boost language training, mental health services and financial supports to ease the next phase of the resettlement process.

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Curse Of The Syrian Shadows

I was on my way home. It was night.  I had just turned down hill off  Hamra Street in Beirut.  I saw a 50 odd year old man inappropriately touching a girl. 138 more words

Massachusetts advocacy organization works to help immigrants and refugees

The logo for MIRA is displayed proudly next to a voter registration sign.

Pro-refugee fliers decorate the walls of the MIRA office.

“We fill an important space in that we have the ear of a lot of the important legislators at the Statehouse and it’s important for us to be cognizant of our role and not try to be a voice for those groups but be a platform for those groups to speak on behalf of themselves,” said Field Organizer Joel Rivera. 1,081 more words

Syrian Refugees

A Devon village has unleashed its anger toward the recent 70 Syrian arrivals by donating £600 worth of jumpers to them

I visited Torrington, the village apparently ‘furious’ that 70 Syrian migrants moved there, and found out the truth 


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In Montreal, Syrian refugees suffer heartbreak for those left behind

Less than a year after arriving in Montreal, Avo Kazanjian, 18, has finished his French classes, is studying architecture at Vanier College and even hosts a radio show every Monday. 1,087 more words

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