Recently, MP Ahmed Hussen was appointed as the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. Somali Canadians and many Muslims have expressed their feeling on the new appointment.
Prime Minister Trudeau appointed another Muslim to his cabinet and this is seen by many as a victory against rising Islam phobia. Somali Canadians hope that it will bring brighter future for them in Canada.
People in Canada are not surprised or bewildered by the news, but it has brought a sigh of relief for many. The image of Canada has always been of a country of inclusivity, and this latest appointment has sent a clear and strong message to the rest of the world.
The ethnicity, faith or background of an individual should never be the determining factor in achieving his or her dreams.
There was a time when Somali refugees were not welcomed in the country with open arms. There was no program or support from the government to help refugees settle in the country.
Slowly, changes were made to the Canadian immigration law in an effort to provide refugees with equal rights in the country. People don’t expect that the appointment of Ahmed Hussen to bring in some drastic changes in the immigration policies, but it does give them joyous feeling and has been acknowledged as a successful Somali resettlement story.
The latest appointment gives hope not only to Somali community but also to Black community. A person who came as a refugee when he was young and, now he is appointed as the Minister of immigration.
Many immigrants have reached high post in Canada, this means that are many success stories in here. Canada and its people give equal rights to people who are coming and settling here as immigrants.
You too can bring a better life for you and your family by settling down in Canada. But, moving and resettling in another country is not easy. There are various formalities that need to be fulfilled before you are accepted as legal immigrant in the country.
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