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Shot in Ethiopia and Canada, the film recounts the journey of Tesfaye, who fled his country nineteen years ago in search of a better life spending years as a refugee in Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland and South Africa. Caught ...
Of Sand & Gold
Astarte, Goddess of Love, lives with her children in a small house on top of Mount Lebanon. One day, a flock of cars arrive at the house carrying people escaping a terrifying sandstorm called the Khamseen. A repeating cycle ...
Rights and Rescue: Ethical World Making in the Anti-Trafficking and Sex Worker Rights Movements in Canada
Grounded in ethnographic research on the anti-trafficking and sex worker rights movements in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, with additional insights gathered from the migrant worker rights movement, and rooted in activist ...
Path to Good Quality and Affordable Housing Is More Difficult for Refugee Claimants Than for Sponsored Refugees
More formal supports for getting affordable and good quality housing are needed for the refugee population in Canada, especially for refugee claimants. While the support of family, friends, and the local community can help ...
Border Security Affects the Way Migrants Are Defined in the Societies They Enter and/or Exit
Border security is used as tool to control who arrives and exits the social space that states encompass. This control is not only physical, but it is also symbolic. That is, state border security attempts to control the ...
Ghanaian Immigrants Use Religion to Affirm Their Identity
Ghanaian immigrants in Toronto use their churches not only for spiritual support, but also to form social networks and affirm their cultural identity. Racism causes some immigrants to turn to religion – which, in turn, can ...
There Is a Foreign Credentials Crisis in Canada
Canada’s policymakers need to develop a better strategy for recognizing the credentials of foreign trained professionals and acknowledge the racial dimension of discriminatory hiring practices.
BirthDay is a 28-minute experimental narrative film set in Toronto, following one day in the life of three immigrants: an Afghani woman, a Serbian man, and a Syrian boy who lives with his grandmother. Their lives are ...
Voices of South Asian women: immigration and mental health
(Taylor & Francis, 2004)
Purpose: This qualitative research aimed to elicit experiences and beliefs of recent South Asian immigrant women about their major health concerns after immigration. Methods: Four focus groups were conducted with 24 ...
Intersections Between the Life Stories of Internationally-Trained Immigrant Women and Institutional Narratives of Immigrant Success in Ontario
The following dissertation compares the life stories (Linde, 1993) of six internationally trained immigrant women, successful in finding employment in their fields of post-secondary teaching, with video success stories ...