Canadian immigration today
over the years many people have came to Canada to seek peace and opportunity, but how has it changed? and what events has influenced it?
prosecution of the karan
Syrian refugee crisis
endangered sub saharan africans
Cha ka tha from Canada enjoys his freedom to express his culture but his life wasn't always this way. He and his family are Karan people, the first nations people of Burma who have prosecuted by the government. When the government came to his village his mom who was pregnant with cha ran to the forest where she gave birth to him. Eventually he and his family escaped to a refugee camp in Thailand. In reaction to this terrible crisis, in 2007 Canada participated in a resettlement program which took Cha and his family to Canada
Cha ka tha
Jemal Yonis is a refugee from Ethiopia living with his family in Canada. when he lived in Ethiopia he was a doctor living with his family. but he happened to be part of the oromo tribe which was prosecuted by the government. when he discovered that the government was coming to kill him he ran for the Kenyin border with only the clothes on his back and he ended up in refugee camp for more than five year when his wife and daughter suddenly appeared at the camp. in response to this crisis the Canadian government did nothing but allow them to apply for humanitarian immigrant just like everyone else. jemal yonis and his family got there application excepted.
this refugee's story is a theoretical refugee, one of a simulated life through a choose your own adventure called two billion miles. in this journey i started in Homs the capital of Syria, a war zone between the government and isil forces making it a very dangerous place to live causing me to flee the country after my home gets destroyed. i flee to Bodrum turkey via land, then take a cattle ship to Greece. after making to Greece i go by land to rome than by hiding in the back of a truck I eventually make it to austria then stay in Germany. even thought i did not successfully make it to Canada but 1000's of others face a similar scenario of war torn syrian home and become accepted as refugees to Canada. in response to the this crisis candas has exepted over 40,000 refugees over the duration of the war from refugee camp applications.
Janice grew up in the Philippines where she had to take care of her siblings from a very young age. She earned very little money working in Manila so she applied to work in Canada at Tim Hortons. It is unknown under which exact policy Janice came on but many other Filipinos in her situation get there on the Provincial Nominee Program that allows provinces to choose which people they want and bring workers to populate specific areas they are needed.
Jerome Philip grew up in Trinidad where he was very close with his family. he felt abandoned when his sister and mom moved to the US. he felt very depressed staying with his dad who didn't want him to play soccer which was Jerome's passion. he came to Canada sponsored by his sister as a family class immigrant. it was not specified which policy he came under. many others like him are sponsored y the family reunification lottery which was most likely how he came here. this policy was put in place to replace the old application system to make it more fair for people like Jerome with limited qualifications.
family reunification lottery