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Syrian: Kameel Nasrawi and Syrian Refugees

syrian: This is the office of Canada's first Syrian and Arab community newspaper, The Migrant, according to Toronto Star. The monthly publication's editor in chief is Kameel Nasrawi, a refugee from Syria, who came to Canada with his wife of more than 10 years and two young children in January 2016. Tucked away, somewhere in the tidy room, are two laptops. The family was inspired to make the move after a pledge by the Liberal government to accept 25,000 Syrian refugees through sponsorships. Benedict's Parish, the family came here with four bags, weighing 20 kilograms each. Article Continued Below With the help of Nasrawi's younger brother, already settled in Toronto, and St. ( As reported in the news.