Syrian Refugee Family Can’t Support Themselves But Here Come The Grandparents…

Syrian refugees fear what lies ahead as government-sponsored year runs out

“…It’s the same for many refugees. Painful memories of family left behind in the war, or living in limbo, haunt them; they feel pressured and guilty. It’s called the echo effect. Canadian immigration policy allows for reunification but only when refugees can financially support their extended family members — and most can’t do that.

Help could come from private sponsors.

In Windsor, the Tonbaris have hooked up with a private group that initially hoped to sponsor a Syrian family but has instead applied to bring over the Tonbari grandparents. The group of lawyers from the University of Windsor law school sent in the application last week…”

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