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Immigration Agents: Estate Agent and Island Immigrants

immigration agents: It all depends on the luck of the draw, according to CBC. Devries is one of several Island immigrants hoping to win a lottery next month where the prize is the chance to be reunited with their parents and grandparents. Her grandparents might finally leave Venezuela and join her family on P.E.I. Her three children might have great-grandparents to dote on them. They are from Venezuela and the situation there is very difficult and dangerous, said Devries, a real estate agent who has lived on P.E.I. with her husband and children for seven years. Liberals relaunch family reunification lottery despite angry backlash around 'immigration fiasco' Government approves 12 immigration agents to drive rural growth Devries said the process can be nerve-racking. My whole family have left the country and they are alone in a house that's not secure. ( As reported in the news.