Immigration

Tips on Achieving Permanent Resident Status

On the Move The inaugural publication of this column, On The Move, was warmly received and we would like to thank you, the readers of the Philippine Canadian Inquirer who reached out to us with your comments and questions. We invite you to continue forwarding your comments and questions on what you’d like to see …

Are Filipino families going to be reunited in their lifetimes?

Canada, going the way of America—at least in immigration—is the fear of most Filipino-Canadians. In America, family reunification is a farce, or at least the 25 years or so of waiting makes the lives of separated families seem like one. Those who leave have to reckon with their guilt; those who are left behind are …

A Trip Back to CapU

BC AS CAN BE I just recently took a trip back to Capilano University, a year and a half ago after completing three months of studies under the Business and Culture for Foreign Trained Professionals (BCFTP) program. I was invited by Leslie Kozak, the manager of CapU’s Continuing Education Program to speak to the present batch of …

American Samoa to grant amnesty to immigrants living in US territory without legal permission

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa—American Samoa will be granting amnesty to immigrants living in the U.S. territory illegally. The immigration amnesty program is intended to help provide a more accurate count of the island’s population, which showed a 3.1 per cent drop during the 2010 U.S. Census, said Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga. According to census data, …

Settlement ends lawsuits challenging US state’s immigration law that has been gutted by courts

The state of Alabama agreed Tuesday to settle the remaining challenges over its toughest-in-the-nation crackdown against illegal immigration, which has mostly been gutted by federal court decisions.

Administration: Info provided during health care sign up not used for immigration enforcement

The Obama administration is stressing that information submitted while signing up for coverage under the new health care law will not be used to enforce immigration law.

Human trafficking in Canada: arrests made

Several Romanian women were lured to Canada with the promise of a better life and then forced to spend their days providing sexual services in illicit massage parlours, police say.

Our Home and Native Land: Greener Pastures in the Great White North

In this series, three Filipino families share their stories with the Philippine Canadian Inquirer about moving from the Pearl of the Orient Seas and living in the Great White North. We Filipinos are most famous for being hospitable and for our insanely close family ties. This is why many Filipinos grab the opportunity to provide …

A Guiding Light: Greener Pastures in the Great White North

In this series, three Filipino families share their stories with the Philippine Canadian Inquirer about moving from the Pearl of the Orient Seas and living in the Great White North. We Filipinos are most famous for being hospitable and for our insanely close family ties. This is why many Filipinos grab the opportunity to provide …

Land of Opportunities: Greener Pastures in the Great White North

In this series, three Filipino families share their stories with the Philippine Canadian Inquirer about moving from the Pearl of the Orient Seas and living in the Great White North. We Filipinos are most famous for being hospitable and for our insanely close family ties. This is why many Filipinos grab the opportunity to provide …

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