Asian immigration effects debated
- Dear reader: Mah, Roy // Chinatown News;3/3/94, Vol. 41 Issue 12, p2
Discusses the announcement by Canadian Immigration Minister Sergio Marchi, that the Liberal government plans to prioritize the family class, and suggests that although it won't be universally popular, there are several good reasons for Ottawa's decision. Demographic, pragmatic and economic...
- Business immigration reviewed. // Chinatown News;6/18/94, Vol. 41 Issue 19, p39
Advises that Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Minister Sergio Marchi released a report by Mendel Green Q.C. on the Business Immigration Program. Wide-ranging review of the program; Redesign that is planned; Examples of issues that will be reviewed.
- The last refuge. Hart, John Fraser // Saturday Night;Oct92, Vol. 107 Issue 8, p16
Examines that when Ottawa streamlined the refugee process, it eliminated the most basic principles of justice. Yi Zhibing, a 22-year-old Chinese man's experience with the Immigration and Refugee Board in Toronto that determined whether he had a valid claim to refugee status in Canada or if he...
- Family reunification stressed. // Chinatown News;11/3/93, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p34
Reports on the need to reinstate immigration as a separate government department in Canada. Impact of including immigration with prisons and police; Planned emphasis on reuniting families according to Immigration Minister Sergio Marchi; Foundation of Liberal immigration policy; Encouragement of...
- To get citizenship, dial 1-800-I-do. Avram, Joshua // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;12/16/96, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p10
Focuses on the policy of Canada's Department of Citizenship and Immigration which allows an immigrant to wed over the telephone in a proxy marriage, then sponsor the spouse to enter the country. The department's Overseas Processing Manual; Comments from Kim Abbott, former director of Canadian...
- Changes to Immigration Act proposed. // Chinatown News;7/18/93, Vol. 40 Issue 21, p36
Reports on proposed amendments to Canada's immigration regulations. Immigrant selection; Grants of entry; Seized documents; Student authorization; Criminal charges.
- Immigration open house. McGovern, Celeste // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;7/25/94, Vol. 21 Issue 32, p8
Discusses Canada's immigration policies and the recent actions of Immigration Minister Sergio Marchi. Attempts to crack down on criminal immigrants; Immigration claimants from African countries.
- Liberals toe the Reform Party line on immigration. Robinson, Svend // Chinatown News;12/3/94, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p3
Presents a commentary on the Canadian federal government report on immigration entitled `Into the 21st Century: A Strategy for Immigration and Citizenship.' View that the cuts in immigration are not uniform; What the Liberals did.
- Liberals march to their own drummer. Terrana, Anna // Chinatown News;12/3/94, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p3
Announces that the new citizenship and immigration strategy is in response to Canada's changing needs and is built on the advice of thousands of Canadians who participated in seven months of national consultation. What the governments plan is consistent with; What remains priority for the...