Women juggle many responsibilities in their lives. Research reveals the importance for migrant women of taking even brief breaks from their daily routine of home, work or care-giving activities.
Highly skilled workers and international students in the U.S. are the latest group to be targeted by the Trump adminstration’s restrictive immigration policies.
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By making skilled workers the target of his latest anti-immigration policy, U.S. president Trump signals that he is willing to play to his far right base even if it undermines America's economic interests.
Many people with DACA status are in school.
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At least for now, hundreds of thousands of students can stay in school without facing new hardships.
Protesters stand outside the Federal Court of Canada building for a hearing of the designation of the U.S. as a safe third country for refugees in Toronto in November 2019.
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Many of us would probably like to watch some professional sports right now. But wouldn't we rather Canada live up to its international legal responsibilities to respect the rights of asylum-seekers?
Women in front of YWCA’s Ontario House, 698 Ontario Street, ca. 1912
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Reparations to African Canadians for enslavement and historical injustices need not be financial payments to every individual African Canadian. Instead funds for specific groups are a viable option.
The absence of ethnic diversity in politics and business distorts and undermines the lived reality of a multicultural democracy.
Maryam Sadat Montajabi, centre left, and her daughter Romina Khaksar, 15, who both moved to Canada from Iran in 2015, wait to have their photo taken with dignitaries after becoming Canadian citizens during a special Canada Day citizenship ceremony, in West Vancouver on July 1, 2019.
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Immigrants and other newcomers to Canada are worried about maintaining their relationships and staying afloat, and need government consideration and support.
A temporary foreign worker from Mexico plants strawberries on a farm in Mirabel, Que., on May 6, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Now that the pandemic has made migrant workers visible in Canada, as well as the true value of the work they do, it's time to dramatically improve their working conditions.
Mexican migrant farmworkers sort cherries at one of Canada’s largest cherry orchards in British Columbia.
COVID-19 may not discriminate, but Canadian policy does. Income support during the pandemic must be extended to everyone, including migrant and undocumented workers.
Labor's immigration spokesperson Kristina Keneally says immigration has "hurt many Australian workers". The evidence suggests it hasn't.
Australia used to prioritise family migrants over skilled workers. But now, it takes up to 21 months for partner visas to be approved – and 30 years for parents.
Hungarian police officers check cars at the Nickelsdorf-Hegyeshalom border crossing at the Austro-Hungarian border on 18 March 2020. Hungary’s closure of its land borders following the coronavirus crisis caused massive delays for passengers and carriers – including those seeking entry from other Schengen members.
What parallel can be drawn between the Schengen countries' management of the migrant crisis in 2015 and their response to the current health epidemic?
Eavan Boland was a formidable voice in Irish poetry, challenging the male tradition dominated by Yeatsian writers.
Breaking through the world of male Irish poetics, Boland was a fierce, feminist voice that was decidedly Irish.
Migrant workers from Mexico maintain social distancing as they wait to be transported to Québec farms after arriving in April at Trudeau Airport in Montréal.
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The demands of social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic will make it increasingly difficult for migrant agricultural workers to meet their basic needs.
Rosa Gutierrez Lopez from El Salvador has been living in sanctuary in a church for a year due to a deportation order.
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About 48% of Latino US citizens fear deportation for themselves, their loved ones or their communities. That's up from 41% in 2007.
Undocumented immigrants are at risk of an undercount in 2020.
U.S. Census Bureau
The United States is at risk of lacking data from more than 10 million undocumented immigrants in the 2020 census.
A building damaged during anti-Asian riots in Vancouver in 1907.
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Fear of COVID-19 has sparked some to react with violent racism towards Asian Americans and Canadians. This is not the first time fear of disease has led to outbreaks of violent anti-Asian racism.
Long before coronavirus hit Australia we were moving less between states and regions. Some worry about economic impacts, but a greater concern is inequality if some people find themselves 'trapped'.
Undocumented migrants climb on a train known as ‘La Bestia’ in Las Patronas town, Veracruz state, Mexico, Aug. 9, 2018, to travel through Mexico and reach the U.S.
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The US may be in sight from the border towns of Sonora, Mexico, but the trip is far from over. Cartels control the desert territory that divides the two countries – and no one gets through for free.
Second-generation migrants in Britain report more discrimination.