News - Immigrants and refugees

June 30, 2005
Amnesty International released a report critical of Australia's mandatory detention of immigrants and refugees. The report recommends that Australia urgently make comprehensive amendments to the...
Keywords: Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, International
May 22, 2005
Volpe announced new policies for reducing immigrant application times, increasing language exemptions for older immigrants, and increasing the number of visitor visas for relatives. For more details...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, All of Canada
May 22, 2005
The Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration Canada issued a press release of the announcement in February 2005 that most spouses and common-law partners of Canadian citizens and permanent residents...
Keywords: Family, Immigrants and Refugees, All of Canada
May 22, 2005
Solidarity Across Borders, a Montreal network of refugee groups, individuals and their allies, is planning a one-week march from Montreal to Ottawa to draw attention to the struggles of refugees and...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Organizing, All of Canada
October 7, 2002
The United Way's publication A Decade of Decline not only analyzes the changes in financial wellbeing of Torontonians through the level of household income, the rate of poverty, the depth of poverty...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Poverty Research, All of Canada
February 9, 2001
(Editor's Note, Sept 2010: The links in this article have been removed because Getting a Work Permit in BC has been discontinued, and is no longer available from LSS or MOSAIC). This guide contains...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Workers' Rights, British Columbia
September 21, 2000
The Supreme Court of Canada ruled on July 9, 2000 in Mavis Baker v. Minister of Citizenship and Immigration that administrative decisions made on the basis of prejudice against single mothers,...
Keywords: Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, All of Canada