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Gina Bahiwal, who has become the public face of the migrant worker rights movement, is facing deportation to the Philippines on Sunday.
“By replacing the quota system with a lottery system, the current government is replacing one discriminatory scheme with another. The result is still the same. Parents and grandparents are still treated as second-class immigrants,” said Lawyer Avvy Go.
An article on National Public Radio in the U.S. compares treatment of illegal immigrants by the police in Canada, Mexico, and the U.S.
Proposed legislation granting long-term Canadian expats the right to vote will render a court fight over the issue moot, the federal government argues in new filings.
The Refugee Mental Health Project aims to build settlement, social, and health service providers' knowledge and skills regarding refugee mental health.
Replacing the current first-come, first-served system, the lottery is intended to make the process more fair for all applicants.
The Liberals have eliminated the notorious rule that kicked out migrant workers after four years, ending what critics dubbed the "revolving door" for indentured labour to Canada.
The University of Ottawa Refugee Assistance Project and Community Legal Education Ontario announce a new online tool for those who assist refugee claimants in preparing for their hearing.