Sitting relaxed at the kitchen table of her new home in a comfortable Toronto suburb, Kinda Bazerbashi recalls how differently she felt when her family lived in Houston. Originally from Syria, she had lived in the United Arab Emirates, then arrived in the United States with her family on temporary visas and applied for asylum in 2012. Through a series of rejections and appeals, she says, they lived their lives in a legal limbo that made it hard to work, plan or travel to see scattered relatives. "You are just like in jail, in a nice life," she says. "There are cars. There is supermarket, but you feel, inside, you are in jail." By the time President Trump was elected, only a temporary protected status at the discretion of the White House kept her...
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