immigration


Canadian dies while detained in US immigration detention centre with coronavirus outbreak

A Canadian has died after being held at a U.S. immigration detention centre for almost three months while it was facing a major coronavirus outbreak.

Sam Edwards

Asylum claims rise in Canada despite travel restrictions

As travel restrictions remain in place, Canada is seeing an increase in the amount of asylum claims in the country.

Sam Edwards

Americans looking to move to Canada as US coronavirus cases surge

US and Canadian immigration lawyers say there has recently been an increase in Americans looking to move north of the border.

Sam Edwards

POLL: 76 percent of Canadians want pause on immigration

Most Canadians want to put a hold on immigration and close borders until the threat of COVID-19 has passed and the economy recovers, according to a new poll.

Sam Edwards

Trudeau announces meeting with UN, will look into giving asylum seekers immigrant status

Trudeau touched on how Canadian jobs and businesses were dependent on international business, saying that Canada "can't wait for others to act."

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

EXCLUSIVE: Children traumatized in Canadian detention centres

For an eight year-old girl with a violent background, 48 hours of detention in Canada was enough to prompt their development of selective mutism.

Samuel Helguero

Trudeau's immigration minister says Canada needs more newcomers following pandemic

Marco Medicino said that the role being played by immigration labour during the pandemic is showing why strong immigration has to continue afterwards.

Sam Edwards

Trudeau government hints at dropping immigration over unemployment

Trudeau's immigration minister has suggested that Canada's immigration rates may be slashed for the first time in a decade.

Nico Johnson

Trudeau government allows foreign worker permits while nearly 2.5 million Canadians are unemployed

The number of foreign workers hired in Canada since the WHO declaration of a worldwide pandemic on March 11 is not known.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Illegal immigration in Canada is near zero

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair noted that illegal border crossings, which have previously peeked at over 5,700 per month, have now dropped to zero.

Sam Edwards

Calgary boy writes letter to immigration minister to stop family’s deportation

A family in Calgary is attempting to avoid deportation from Canada. The family is from Sri Lanka and two of their children were born in Canada.

Sam Edwards

Over 50,000 immigrants ordered deported still living in Canada

Over 50,000 immigrants, many of whom entered Canada illegally, were ordered to leave Canada but still remain in the country.

Nico Johnson

Trudeau’s refugee bill labelled ineffective: Report

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s legislation on reducing immigration from the United States has been ineffective.

Nico Johnson

New Liberal program allows communities to choose immigrants based on job demands

A new Liberal program allows communities to choose the immigrants they bring in.

Sam Edwards

U.S. churches politicize nativity scenes

U.S. churches make climate change and immigration policies the themes of their nativity scenes

Sam Edwards