Canadian Immigration

It is estimated that Canada accepts two hundred thousand immigrants each year. It is also estimated that the united states accepts anywhere from five hundred thousand to a million immigrants each year. That is where my central question comes in "Is it beneficial for firsts world countries to allow third world immigrants into there country ?" Canada and the United States are two industrialized, well developed countries that are affected by immigration. There are both positive and negative aspects involved for the accepting country.
The original groups of inhabitants in North America were Native Americans. These Native people lost much of their land and many of their lives to the vicious ...

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found that it was much easier to find good jobs than those immigrants with less than such freewill and resources. Small business opportunities unfortunately were not available for most immigrants. The English created colonies and forced land from the native people. The English also established a form of capitalism. During this same time Africans were seized from their native lands and were shipped to America involuntarily in the form of property, to be used as slave labor. Also, phase one brought an era in which Irish Catholics immigrated to America, driven from their native land from the 1830's to the 1860's, due to famine, oppression, and poor living conditions. These Irish immigrants were able to obtain low wage jobs. Phase two began with the immigration of Chinese people from the 1850's to the 1870's; these people came due to recruitment efforts by the United States and in hope of obtaining better living conditions. The Chinese became employed mostly in construction, and menial ...

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to be addressed. "Eighty five to ninety percent of immigrants entering Canada through Ontario end up staying there"( Board) .
The desecration of Canadian culture can be attributed to the number of ethnically diverse immigrants that enter the country each year. Canada has been referred to as the "tossed salad", referring to immigrants clinging to their ethnicity, rather than being integrated into the culture. Directly opposite of that is the American "melting pot", referring to the fact that immigrants in America discard their original heritage, in an effort to blend in. Immigrants clinging to their homeland can result in the formation cliques and race oriented gangs, thus creating ...

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