This is the long version of the article that was published at the Canadian Immigrant magazine March issue. Yay!
First, I apologize for the long title. Then, I apologize for apologizing because it was known that to attract good impression, do not start saying sorry. But I did. Because I want to be different.
We already know the facts of what hardships does to new immigrants when arriving to a new country. In Canada, new immigrants are faced with the question: “do you have a Canadian experience” over and over. It’s very frustrating and at some level, it’s cruel. Immigrants knows more about sacrifice, hard work, challenges and prejudice than anyone else. At some point, we felt these feelings in different situations. The other point of view that immigrants does not tackle or accept to face is their inability to accept, truly accept, “change.” We delve on “this-is-how-we-are-used-to-back home” mentality. Either we pity ourselves or seek pity because we are “immigrants,” it became an excuse. This is the reason…
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