Ministers McCallum, Joly, and Bibeau mark World Refugee Day
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The Hon. John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship; the Hon. Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage and the Minister responsible for Multiculturalism; and the Hon. Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and la Francophonie, today issued the following [...]
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Speaking notes for John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship at a luncheon hosted by the Canadian Club of Ottawa
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I thought since it was coming towards the end of Parliament it might be time to do a bit of a balance sheet, a balance sheet to show what we have already done in terms of immigration and what we intend to do in the future, and also to tell you why I think immigration is so important. I think that it [...]
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Minister McCallum to attend breakfast at Ottawa City Hall as part of World Refugee Day
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The Honourable John McCallum will join refugees and members of refugee serving organizations at Ottawa City Hall on World Refugee Day. [...]
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#WELCOMEREFUGEES Government of Canada 2015-2016 Expenditures
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The Government of Canada committed to resettling 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of February 2016. To support that effort, the Government announced in November 2015 that it would invest up to $678 million over six years toward expediting the resettlement of Syrian refugees and ensuring integration [...]
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Mobilité Francophone to bring more newcomers to Francophone minority communities outside of Quebec
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Starting today, Canadian employers hiring skilled French-speaking temporary workers from abroad who want to work in Francophone minority communities outside of Quebec will be exempt from the Labour Market Impact Assessment. This will make it easier for employers to hire them. [...]
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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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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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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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