Immigration

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 …

AAABC’s first immigrant seminar launched

Last Sunday afternoon, March 3, the Ateneo Alumni Association of BC (AAABC), whose members remain committed to being “Men and Women for Others”, held its first outreach seminar at Collingwood Community Centre. The seminar was aimed at helping newly landed immigrants, caregivers, contract workers and open permit holders to have more access to information. Answering …

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