Tag: Refugee

Qualified refugees find new paths to jobs

Qualified refugees find new paths to jobs

You come in here. – Yes. Exactly, first day of work. A first version of the film. Together with Nistiman Erdede, who plays the lead role, the two bosses at the agency called Freundliche Grüsse are still fine-tuning…

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How the Jo Cox Studentship will help refugee studies

How the Jo Cox Studentship will help refugee studies

Receiving the Jo Cox Studentship for me in Refugee-Migration Studies is not just an immense honour at a personal level but also a responsibility with with a lot of history behind it. For me as a person who…

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What This Syrian Refugee Does That Will Make You Smile

What This Syrian Refugee Does That Will Make You Smile

I’m a very, very happy child when I was in Syria. Before the war in Syria. 2011, the war started. One day, when I finished school, I was going out with three of my friends, and then suddenly,…

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Canada’s Humanitarian Tradition: Refugee Perspective

Canada’s Humanitarian Tradition: Refugee Perspective

You know, I wouldn’t be a chartered accountant or where I am right now without the generosity of Canadians, who opened their minds and their hearts and their pockets and their home to our family. We are hoping…

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Shaima’s Story – A Day in a Life of a Refugee Child | World Vision

Shaima’s Story – A Day in a Life of a Refugee Child | World Vision

Shaima: We were in our village when the missiles and bombs hit. I told my father we should leave and go to Jordan. We had to walk about 72 kilometres. Thousands of children like Shaima, fleeing their homes…

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Joining Refugees On Perilous Boat Crossing | Special Report

Joining Refugees On Perilous Boat Crossing | Special Report

Abu Abdullah’s family have slept on this pavement for five days now. They fled bombs and fighting in the Syrian city of Daraa. But like the hundreds of others crowding the Turkish town of Izmir, this is but…

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Syrian refugees in Lebanon desperately needing medical treatment | Unreported World

Syrian refugees in Lebanon desperately needing medical treatment | Unreported World

This episode takes us to the front lines of the Syrian refugee emergency in Lebanon. A country that has received over one and a half million refugees since the war began. This Unreported World film first aired in…

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The Real Refugee Crisis Facing Canada

The Real Refugee Crisis Facing Canada

Like most Canadians, I embrace the welcoming status quo in this country toward immigration and legitimate refugees. Even though my family has been here for five generations, I never forget that this country took us in when we…

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Hong Chau Shares Her Story as a Refugee Coming to America

Hong Chau Shares Her Story as a Refugee Coming to America

-We talk a lot about immigrants right now. We talk a lot about refugees. Your parents, your family has this incredible story which is, as you mentioned, you came here, you had a sponsor in this country. It…

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What language to testify at your refugee hearing in Canada? Mother tongue or French/ English?

What language to testify at your refugee hearing in Canada? Mother tongue or French/ English?

Today I wanted to talk about refugee claims and what language should applicants use when giving their testimony sometimes I have clients that I represent for refugee claims that are very comfortable in English and they want to…

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