Canada Immigration Laws


Immigration is amoung the most compelling issues with which we as a
country are faced. The overwhelming amount of human smuggling has set
focus on the immigration laws in Canada. Canadian immigration laws have
been under fire by many protest groups who feel the laws are both racist
and sexist. The issues surrounding the work in which immigrant women are
restricted to has become quite a topic of argument. Historically
immigration laws were extremely racist and sexist orientated. It is claimed
that the current immigration law is both non-biased and fair, however
there are many immigrants and Canadian citizens that would strongly
disagree. The media itself plays a huge role in how people ...

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before being granted Canadian citizenship. The
increasing requirements for skilled workers, education entry level,
language requirements etc., are being seen as racist proposals for those
who are trying to enter the country. There are three basic categories
immigrants can fall under; (1) Independent - selected for their economic
contribution, including skilled workers and business immigrants. (2)
Refugees - includes Convention refugees and other displaced persons
resettled from abroad, with government assistance or private sponsorship,
and persons who have successfully claimed Convention refugee status in
Canada. (3) Family - close family members sponsored by a Canadian citizen
or resident, including spouses, fiances, dependent children, parents and
grandparents. Immigrants must meet the selection criteria for the category
in which they are applying. They must also undergo extensive medical
examinations and background checks. “Admission may be refused to persons
whose medical ...

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with the immigration law of today we must first understand how
far it has come. In the early to mid 1900's Orient immigrants or in fact
any immigrant that was not white was seen more of as a possession and
source of labour rather than a citizen. However, today’s laws are still
discriminatory. The Federal governments immigration proposal, privileges
English-speaking, educated elites who are rich enough to afford immigration.
At the same time it denies those who are not fortunate enough to learn the
English language in their country of origin. There is also the
requirement of at least grade 12 education. In many countries, basic
schooling only goes to grade 10 or ...

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Added: 7/21/2004 03:10:55 AM
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