- searching for employment;
- learning about the process of getting your foreign credentials recognized;
- improving your qualifications and skills;
- finding housing;
- registering your children in schools;
- obtaining official documents and government services;
- registering for free language training to help you improve your English or French language skills;
- helping with any general problems you might have.
These organizations offer their services in one or both of the official languages (English and French) and sometimes in other languages as well. Call or visit a local immigrant-serving organization in your city or town to learn about the many ways it can help you settle in
You can find contact information for immigrant-serving organizations across
As of 2014, around the world there are 19.5 million refugees of concern to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Most of these refugees are in Asian and in Africa.
Images of CANN services provided to new immigrants, including government-assisted and privately-sponsored refugees, at Vancouver International Airport.
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