In the News

Toronto Star: “GTA ‘Canada is a dreamland’: Syrian refugee thrilled to start job at Kitchener high-tech firm”

“I feel like I’m living in a wonderful dream now and I don’t want anyone to wake me up,” said Hakmi, 26, who last week packed up his life as a refugee and landed in Kitchener as the first skilled immigrant admitted to Canada through Talent Beyond Boundaries, a Washington-based NGO that matches refugees with employers desperate to fill skill shortages.

The Points Guy: “Meet the People Using Air Miles to Reunite Migrant Families”

“As the plight of migrants around the world — from those ripped apart by the conflict in Syria to the children separated from their parents by the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance approach on border crossings — has occupied the news, more and more nonprofits have resorted to accepting points and miles as donations, using well-wishers’ loyalty programs to reunite those who haven’t seen their loved ones in years. Among them is Miles4Migrants…”