Immigrant Experience in Canada Captured in New Book

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South Asian author Abdur Rahim gives voice to struggles, successes of immigrants.

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Being a visible minority in Canada, I was interested to learn about the experiences and challenges faced by ethnic minorities, particularly about their struggles to thrive in Canada-Abdur Rahim

As a South Asian living in Canada, Abdur Rahim has observed the significant contribution the immigrant population has made to the Canadian mosaic. In his recently released book, “Canadian Immigration and South Asian Immigrants” (published by Xlibris), he not only talks about these contributions, he sheds light on the challenges and struggles that are an inevitable part of the immigrant experience.

Rahim’s book is a compelling synthesis of South Asian immigrants in Canada, the painful settlement process and insurmountable thriving challenges they faced. The book also provides a brief review of Canadian immigration and its policies over the years since WWI. The conditions, struggles and challenges, aspirations, prospects and achievements of the second generation Canadian youths of South Asian origin have been discussed with special emphasis.

“Being a visible minority in Canada, I was interested to learn about the experiences and challenges faced by ethnic minorities, particularly about their struggles to thrive in Canada,” Rahim says, “The writing of the book took root in my mind since I arrived in Canada.”

“Canadian Immigration and South Asian Immigrants”
By Abdur Rahim
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 400 pages | ISBN 9781499058734
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 400 pages | ISBN 9781499058741
E-Book | 400 pages | ISBN 9781499058727
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Abdur Rahim is a Canadian citizen of Bangladeshi origin who arrived in Canada in late 1983. He studied at the McGill University, Montreal, Quebec and earned a master’s degree. He worked for the Federal Government in several departments for 16 years, and retired from government services at the end of 2013. By profession, he was a senior research analyst with expertise in statistics, socioeconomics and demographic research. He lives in Ottawa.

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