Live-in caregivers fight against proposals to remove rights to permanent residency

From an article by "When asked why live-in caregivers should be granted landed status upon arrival, Migrante-BC's Jane Ordinario asserted that doing so would allow live-in caregivers to exercise their labour rights. Because live-in caregivers can only apply for Canadian permanent residency upon completing 24 months of live-in care work, they are more likely to withstand abusive situations so as not to jeopardize their permanent residency applications. Landed status upon arrival would reduce abuse.