12,000 Eritrean refugees admitted to Canada

‘We felt we were reborn.’ Thousands of Eritrean refugees quietly welcomed to Canada

There was no fanfare, no jostling of television cameras and no sign of the prime minister or elected officials at the airport to greet them.

Unlike the media frenzy that marked the arrival of the first of 60,000 Syrian refugees to Canada, federal officials have quietly achieved another immigration feat that has largely gone unnoticed: They eliminated one of the country’s worst refugee resettlement backlogs and ushered in 12,000 Eritreans to begin new lives in Canada.

Why don’t we just move Canada to Africa?

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