Weekly Update: March 12 – 18, 2018

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Success Stories:

March 9, 2018 – The National Observer: Syrian refugee women in Canada move into job market, bringing cooking skills with them

News and Events:

March 11, 2018 – CBC News: Erbil, Seattle, Vancouver: why one asylum seeker walked across the border into B.C. – ‘Suddenly, everything turned bad,’ says Ribwar Omar, who fled Iraq

March 12, 2018 – The Globe and Mail: B.C. immigrant agency sees decline in government-assisted refugees

March 13, 2018 – Brown County Democrat: 7 years of war have taken a high toll on Syria’s children