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L’Oreal Model Is 1st To Wear Hijab In A Major Hair Ad

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British beauty Youtuber Amena Khan is one of the new ambassadors for L’Oréal Paris’ Elvive hair campaign in the U.K. And she wears a hijab. The blogger and model, who also worked with the French brand in 2017 for a collaboration with The Prince’s Trust, is the first hijab-wearing woman …

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OPINION: Our immigration system isn’t racist, America

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Congratulations to the United States for preparing to move to a merit-based immigration system, which Canada and Australia have had for decades.As an immigrant to Canada, I have first-hand experience of the thoroughness of the process. It was stressful and nerve-wracking, but it also made me appreciate the work that …

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Jeff Sessions says U.S. ‘should be like Canada’ on immigration

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is suggesting the Trump administration should emulate Canada in its approach to immigration, by prioritizing skilled workers and eliminating a lottery program that grants visas to individuals from far-flung countries. “When we admit people to our country we should be like Canada,” Sessions told Fox …

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Volunteers Help Asylum Seekers At U.S.-Canadian Border At Roxham Road

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Since Donald Trump became president and announced his immigration and refugee policies, thousands have been finding their way to Roxham Road in Champlain, New York to cross into Canada.  Even in frigid weather, the stream of people hasn’t stopped.  Volunteers on both sides of the border are offering help and …

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Fishing captain who helped save Tamil refugees passes away

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Gus Dalton, a fishing captain who was by most accounts — including his own — an accidental hero for saving the lives of more than 150 Tamil refugees off southern Newfoundland, has died. He was 87. Dalton made international headlines in August 1986 when a routine fishing trip on a foggy …

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The lessons Canada should learn from Britain’s anti-immigrant politics

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On Jan. 29, 2017, the newly inaugurated U.S. President Donald Trump got to work and announced a ban on travel and migration from a number of Muslim-majority countries—and in the world’s airports, chaos ensued. Passengers who boarded planes confident of their U.S. itinerary found themselves blocked on landing. Protesters and …