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  • Immigration Success Story of a Refugee from Somalia

    Moving to another country can often be a challenge, yet, millions of immigrants leave their home countries in search of better opportunities abroad, such as the 300,000 people who immigrate to Canada each year.


    Over 25 years ago, a 16-year-old Somali refugee in Kenya named Ahmed Hussen was able to move to Canada and settle in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).


    After graduating from high school, he worked his way through university, earned degrees in history and then law and became an attorney, helping fellow immigrants in Canada and receiving much respect in the community.


    In 2015, Ahmed Hussen was elected to the Canadian Parliament and was later appointed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to be Canada’s Minister of Immigration in January 2017.


    Today, this Canadian immigration success story is married with three children and is a genuine inspiration for others who want to move to Canada for a brighter future.


    If a refugee from Somalia can graduate from university, get elected to Parliament and become the current Canadian immigration minister, imagine what you and your family might achieve if you immigrate to Canada!

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