Canadian Citizenship and Immigration

Dec 4, 2014
Photo: Ethel Tungohan

Changes to Live-in Caregivers Program harm workers

Ethel Tungohan
Immigration Minister Chris Alexander's changes to the Live-In Caregivers program will harm caregivers. So, several groups have united in opposition to the changes to show a united front.
Dec 2, 2014
Image: Flickr/SyriaFreedom

The truth about Syrian refugees in Canada

Karl Nerenberg
Germany has taken in 30,000 Syrians and Sweden 25,000. Canada has taken in barely more than 1,000. Many have come on their own. They are not part of the 1,300 the government said it would resettle.
Oct 28, 2014
Photo: flickr/2010 Legal Observers

No safe haven: Canada's 'managed migration'

Harsha Walia
Canada is often cast as a liberal counterpoint to aggressive U.S. immigration enforcement tactics. But, the U.S. has actually pointed to Canada as the model to implement for U.S. migration policy.
Book Review
Sep 25, 2014

Illustrating the hidden architecture of migrant detention

Daniel Tseghay
Tings Chak illustrates moments of resistance and struggle within migrant detention centres in Canada. Based on discussions with detainees, these drawings and text reveal these spaces of incarceration.
Sep 24, 2014

Canada's failed responsibility to Deepan Budlakoti

Stacy Douglas
The Federal Court has released its decision in the case of Deepan Budlakoti and refused to declare him a citizen. Isn't this decision in conflict with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
Sep 1, 2014

Changes to Live-in Caregiver Program help no one

Ethel Tungohan
Petronila Cleto
Conely de Leon
Live-in caregivers are an important part of Canadian society. So why is Chris Alexander eliminating their ability to obtain permanent residency with his "modern" 'Express Entry' program?


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