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Children of Burmese refugees give parents better lives

The federal government offers many services to help immigrants and refugees adapt to life in Canada. But those services are…

By Brandi Cowen , in Immigration , on April 8, 2009 Tags: , , , ,

The federal government offers many services to help immigrants and refugees adapt to life in Canada. But those services are only available during their first year here. When the clock runs out, many newcomers struggle to get by. They turn to their family members for help. Sometimes that means parents are taking care of their children, and children are taking care of their parents.

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