Canada offers refugee protection to people in Canada who face persecution in their home country or the country where they live, or who would face persecution if they returned to home country. Applicant can make a refugee claim within Canada when they arrive by land, sea or air.
They are people who have fled their countries because of a well-founded fear of persecution. They are not able to return back. They have seen or experienced many horrors..
Refugees who are resettled from overseas become permanent residents through the Government-Assisted Refugee Program or the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program