Joint Statement between European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs, and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos and Canadian Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, John McCallum, following their meeting in Toronto on May 23, 2016
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European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs, and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos and Canadian Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, John McCallum met on May 23, 2016, in Toronto, Canada, to discuss matters of common interest. They issued the following statement [...]
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#WelcomeRefugees: Canada continues to resettle syrian refugees
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As processing of Syrian refugee cases continues, to date, Canada has welcomed 27,190 Syrian refugees as part of the #WelcomeRefugees initiative (from November 4, 2015, to May 15, 2016). [...]
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Start-up visa continues to grow
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More immigrant entrepreneurs are coming to Canada through the Start-up Visa Program and the benefits are spreading growth and opportunity to middle-class families across the country. [...]
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Minister McCallum responds to the Auditor General’s  Report
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The Hon. John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today issued the following statement: [...]
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German WR Boehringer signs 4-year deal; now needs work visa
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The 22-year old rookie must secure a P-1 visa, and in order to, Boehringer must show he has work . It isn't known if he will be approved in time to join the rest of the Vikings' rookies in minicamp this coming weekend. Boehringer remains one of the ... [...]
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Immigration disappears from cabinet titles
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When the council met with Manitoba's former finance minister and then-opposition leader Pallister during pre-budget consultations, immigration played a major role in the council's growth strategy for the province, Leitch said. "(Pallister) understood ... [...]
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Immigration Is Not Just a Latino Thing. Here's Why We Need Black Leaders
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Starting from within the grassroots movement for immigrant rights, organizations like the Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI), celebrating 10 years of existence this month, are driving that change by cultivating Black leadership. Since 2006 ... [...]
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Study abroad class presentations for fall 2016
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As you prepare your syllabi for fall semester, keep the International Education Center in mind. We are happy to present on study abroad and all the international opportunities available to GC students. A visit from our staff will help your students ... [...]
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Private School and Study Abroad Students to be Eligible for A+ Scholarship …
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House members added the provision to legislation passed Monday that's aimed at ensuring students who study abroad also are eligible for the scholarship. The scholarship now goes to students at participating public schools who meet GPA, attendance and ... [...]
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Russian Man Dies at San Diego Immigration Detention Center
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Authorities say a Russian man has died at a San Diego immigration detention center. The cause of death is undetermined. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Tuesday that 46-year-old Igor Zyazin had been in its custody since April 24. He had ... [...]
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Canada's Immigration Background Checks Spotty, Federal Watchdog Warns
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OTTAWA—Canada is granting citizenship to immigrants without conducting proper background checks, potentially allowing newcomers with criminal backgrounds and fraudulent documents to obtain legal status in the country, a government watchdog warned ... [...]
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One chart that shows why the Republican Party was ready for Donald Trump
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Immigration reform used to be an issue that split both parties: Pro-business Republicans faced off against cultural conservatives, while within the Democratic Party Latino advocates faced off against labor. But over the past 10 years, immigration has ... [...]
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An Afternoon at Immigration Court
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The immigration court in the city of Boston is located within a huge, grim, and somewhat dilapidated federal government complex built in the 1960s. The immigration courtrooms are windowless, chilly, and formal, though functional. This juxtaposition ... [...]
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Canada's Immigration System Has a Fraud Problem Because Bureaucrats Made Typos
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Fraudsters are exploiting gaps in Canada's immigration system — to the benefit of criminals, who are winding up with Canadian passports. A new report released Tuesday by the Office of the Auditor General points to widespread deficiencies that could be ... [...]
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Donald J. Tramp: Immigration Reform and Brussels Terror Attacks
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I am back on the trail, covering the election and following Republican Presidential Candidate Donald J. Tramp. This past week, Mr. Tramp was greeted by some protesters who he suspected were illegal immigrants. There is even a rumor that some of these ... [...]
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Fusion Targets Ryan, Entire Republican Brand on Immigration
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Leave it to Fusion, Univision's sister English-language network, to once again find a way to smear House Speaker Paul Ryan and all Republicans when covering the Speaker's latest statements on U.S. immigration policy. The network's report on Ryan's ... [...]
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Argentina uses Trump's immigration comments to make a great soccer commercial
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Donald Trump's comments on immigration have been replayed around the world. In Mexico, current and former leaders tore into Trump, with former president Vicente Fox saying, "I'm not going to pay for that [expletive] wall!" In Saudi Arabia, Walid bin ... [...]
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