Yahoo News Canada recently published an article titled, “Should Canada’s immigration policy favour poor and oppressed or educated and rich?”, with commentary and debate from a number of immigration experts including our own immigration lawyer Michael Niren.
“Canada’s immigration history is based on family reunification. This means that a main objective in immigration policy is to bring families together over vast distances. Many family members of Canadians are indeed economically and socially oppressed in their home countries. I agree that Kenney seems to have lost site of this.
However, the other aspect to Canada’s immigration policies are to compete globally. We need educated, skilled works; we need investment in order to compete. Canada must attract the best and the brightest if it is to fill its labour force especially given our aging demographics.”
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