Category: Voyages of Change

Immigrants and the Election in the United States

On average, the United States welcomes about 3,000 new citizens a day. As a nation of immigrants, the USA continuously faces newcomers’ issues and policies. With the influx of Syrian refugees, immigration has become an especially important topic in the…

A Call for Increased Transparency

A bureaucracy works. It’s evident in the success of Canada’s systems. No process is perfect, and there are definitely some flaws in the system. On the state level, a few mistakes can be overlooked if the system works as a whole.…

A Mutually Beneficial Situation

In the last year alone, Canada has welcomed more than 320,000 newcomers — clearly indicating that a lot of people want to be in this country. A large portion of this number is made up of Syrian refugees, with Canada welcoming…

Leaving Everything Behind: Why do People Immigrate?

Pack everything up, buy a ticket, and leave your home. There, no one knows you, and you might have to start from scratch. It will be difficult, especially with the amount of confusing paperwork. If things are going to be…

Working with Hope in the Liberal Government

With the liberal government’s victory in the last election, there have been high hopes for easier processes and more relaxed policies when it comes to migrant workers. Especially with the influx of people due to the Syrian refugee crisis, the issues…

The Beginnings of (Im)Migration

A new place, new people, and a new life: these are the things that immigrants, migrant workers, and refugees yearn for. People decide to uproot their lives for a variety of reasons. Some move in search for economic wealth, others…