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Immigrant Success Stories: Anas Farhoud

Friday | August 20, 2021 | by Marcia Barroso

Anas Farhoud

Anas Farhoud remains optimistic in the face of adversity. He and his wife, Razan, left Syria and moved from one country to another for a full decade before finally settling with their two daughters in Canada in 2020. But he never lost faith ...

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Immigrant Success Stories: Valerie Sargisyan

Wednesday | August 18, 2021 | by Wilma Lee

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World Education Services (WES) believes in the power of storytelling and shared resources. In 2019, we reached out to immigrants across North America. We asked about their reasons for leaving home, their challenges along the way, and the advice they would like to ...

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USCIS: F-1 Students No Longer Need to File COS Extensions

Thursday | July 22, 2021 | by WES Advisor

change of status COS f1 USCIS

This week, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a policy update that is intended to lessen the burden on those hoping to complete a change of status (COS) and enroll as international students. The new policy states that nonimmigrants do ...

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Spotlight on Success: Nada El Masry

Thursday | June 24, 2021 | by WES Advisor

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In honor of World Refugee Day on June 20, learn about one of our grantee partners with the WES Mariam Assefa Fund. Nada El Masry’s family fled Palestine during its vicious ethnic cleansing effort in the 1960s. Displaced to Libya, they were denied ...

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WES Announces New Apostille Policy for Original Documents

Thursday | May 27, 2021 | by WES Advisor

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For over a decade, World Education Services (WES) maintained an “apostille” requirement for several countries. Applicants who studied in those countries needed to mail their original documents, with apostille authentication, to WES. Once their report was complete, their original documents would be returned. ...

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