Immigration

Haitians who were deported from the United States deplane at the Toussaint Louverture International Airport, in Port au Prince, Haiti, Sunday, Sep. 19, 2021. Thousands of Haitian migrants have been arriving to Del Rio, Texas, to ask for asylum in the U.S., as authorities begin to deported them to back to Haiti which is in a worse shape than when they left. (AP Photo/Joseph Odelyn)

US officials defend expulsion of Haitians from Texas town

US officials defend expulsion of Haitians from Texas town

 

FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 file photo, Mercedes Herrera and others chant during an event on DACA and DAPA Immigration Relief at the Houston International Trade Center in Houston. A federal judge in Texas on Friday, July 16, 2021 ordered an end to an Obama-era program that prevented the deportations of some immigrants brought into the United States as children, putting new pressure for action on President Joe Biden and Democrats who now control Congress. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)

Judge orders end to DACA, current enrollees safe for now

Judge orders end to DACA, current enrollees safe for now

 

Alberta’s provincial flag flies in Ottawa on Tuesday June 30, 2020. The results are in from the cradle: Olivia and Noah are the repeat champions for baby names in Alberta.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Immigration to Alberta down nearly 50 per cent last year

The number of international immigrants coming to Alberta dropped nearly 50 per…

  • Jul 13, 2021
Alberta’s provincial flag flies in Ottawa on Tuesday June 30, 2020. The results are in from the cradle: Olivia and Noah are the repeat champions for baby names in Alberta.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Early Sunday morning, February 26, 2017, migrants from Somalia cross into Canada illegally from the United States by walking down this train track into the town of Emerson, Man., where they will seek asylum at Canada Border Services Agency. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Abusive conditions in Canada’s immigration detention system: human rights groups

Canada Border Services Agency says on its website that individuals may be detained for a number of reasons

Early Sunday morning, February 26, 2017, migrants from Somalia cross into Canada illegally from the United States by walking down this train track into the town of Emerson, Man., where they will seek asylum at Canada Border Services Agency. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Alyssa Quintanilla, part of the Tucson Samaritans volunteer group, carries a cross Tuesday, May 18, 2021, to be installed at the site of the migrant who died in the desert some time ago, in the desert near Three Points, Ariz. Protecting migrants and honoring the humanity of those who died on the perilous trail is a kind of religion in southern Arizona where spiritual leaders four decades ago founded the Sanctuary Movement, a campaign to shelter Central Americans fleeing civil war, and scores of volunteers carry on their legacy today. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Spirituality underpins migrant activism in US borderlands

Spirituality underpins migrant activism in US borderlands

Alyssa Quintanilla, part of the Tucson Samaritans volunteer group, carries a cross Tuesday, May 18, 2021, to be installed at the site of the migrant who died in the desert some time ago, in the desert near Three Points, Ariz. Protecting migrants and honoring the humanity of those who died on the perilous trail is a kind of religion in southern Arizona where spiritual leaders four decades ago founded the Sanctuary Movement, a campaign to shelter Central Americans fleeing civil war, and scores of volunteers carry on their legacy today. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 file photo, refugees and migrants arrive in a dinghy accompanied by Frontex vessels at the village of Skala Sikaminias, on the Greek island of Lesbos, after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey. Human rights lawyers said on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, that they have launched legal action against the European Union’s border and coast guard agency at the bloc’s top court, accusing Frontex of violating the rights of people trying to seek asylum and other breaches of international law. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas, File)

Migration lawsuit launched against EU’s border agency

Case filed at the European Court of Justice by Front-Lex

  • May 25, 2021
FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 file photo, refugees and migrants arrive in a dinghy accompanied by Frontex vessels at the village of Skala Sikaminias, on the Greek island of Lesbos, after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey. Human rights lawyers said on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, that they have launched legal action against the European Union’s border and coast guard agency at the bloc’s top court, accusing Frontex of violating the rights of people trying to seek asylum and other breaches of international law. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas, File)
A migrant man, center, holds a child as he looks at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent at an intake area after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, early Wednesday, March 24, 2021, in Roma, Texas. A surge of migrants on the Southwest border has the Biden administration on the defensive. The head of Homeland Security acknowledged the severity of the problem but insisted it's under control and said he won't revive a Trump-era practice of immediately expelling teens and children. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Biden taps VP Harris to lead response to border challenges

Biden taps VP Harris to lead response to border challenges

A migrant man, center, holds a child as he looks at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent at an intake area after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, early Wednesday, March 24, 2021, in Roma, Texas. A surge of migrants on the Southwest border has the Biden administration on the defensive. The head of Homeland Security acknowledged the severity of the problem but insisted it's under control and said he won't revive a Trump-era practice of immediately expelling teens and children. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
The U.S. and Canadian flags fly atop the Peace Arch at Peace Arch Historical State Park on the border with Canada in Blaine, Wash., on May 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Elaine Thompson

Refugee pact with U.S. does not violate constitutional guarantees, Canada argues

Refugee pact with U.S. does not violate constitutional guarantees, Canada argues

The U.S. and Canadian flags fly atop the Peace Arch at Peace Arch Historical State Park on the border with Canada in Blaine, Wash., on May 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Elaine Thompson
FILE - In this July 31, 2019, file photo, migrants return to Mexico, using the Puerta Mexico bridge that crosses the Rio Grande river in Matamoros, Mexico, on the border with Brownsville, Texas. A federal judge on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, barred the U.S. government from enforcing a 100-day deportation moratorium that is a key immigration priority of President Joe Biden. U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton issued a temporary restraining order sought by Texas, which sued on Friday against a Department of Homeland Security memo that instructed immigration agencies to pause most deportations. Tipton said the Biden administration had failed “to provide any concrete, reasonable justification for a 100-day pause on deportations.” (AP Photo/Emilio Espejel, File)

Judge bars Biden from enforcing 100-day deportation ban

Judge bars Biden from enforcing 100-day deportation ban

FILE - In this July 31, 2019, file photo, migrants return to Mexico, using the Puerta Mexico bridge that crosses the Rio Grande river in Matamoros, Mexico, on the border with Brownsville, Texas. A federal judge on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, barred the U.S. government from enforcing a 100-day deportation moratorium that is a key immigration priority of President Joe Biden. U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton issued a temporary restraining order sought by Texas, which sued on Friday against a Department of Homeland Security memo that instructed immigration agencies to pause most deportations. Tipton said the Biden administration had failed “to provide any concrete, reasonable justification for a 100-day pause on deportations.” (AP Photo/Emilio Espejel, File)
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden walk toward the North Portico of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)

Biden bets big on immigration changes in opening move

Biden bets big on immigration changes in opening move

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden walk toward the North Portico of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)
President-elect Joe Biden waves to reporters as walks out of The Queen theater Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Joe Biden to propose 8-year citizenship path for immigrants

An estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. without legal status

  • Jan 19, 2021
President-elect Joe Biden waves to reporters as walks out of The Queen theater Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden to propose 8-year citizenship path for immigrants

Biden to propose 8-year citizenship path for immigrants

Honduran migrants show their route on a map of Mexico and Central America to reporters, as they sit near a police roadblock at a highway in Vado Hondo, Guatemala, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. Guatemalan police and soldiers used tear gas and wielded batons and shields against a group of Honduran migrants that tried to push through their roadblock. (AP Photo/Sandra Sebastian)

Guatemala troops, police break up caravan of weary migrants

Guatemala troops, police break up caravan of weary migrants

Honduran migrants show their route on a map of Mexico and Central America to reporters, as they sit near a police roadblock at a highway in Vado Hondo, Guatemala, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. Guatemalan police and soldiers used tear gas and wielded batons and shields against a group of Honduran migrants that tried to push through their roadblock. (AP Photo/Sandra Sebastian)
Federal Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Marco Mendicino speaks at a news conference in Montreal, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Canada seeks to increase immigration over next three years even as pandemic rages on

Canada seeks to increase immigration over next three years even as pandemic rages on

Federal Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Marco Mendicino speaks at a news conference in Montreal, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
A young new Canadian holds a flag as she takes part in a citizenship ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A young new Canadian holds a flag as she takes part in a citizenship ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Lottery system for popular parent, grandparent visa program reinstated for this year

Lottery system for popular parent, grandparent visa program reinstated for this year

Lottery system for popular parent, grandparent visa program reinstated for this year

Lottery system for popular parent, grandparent visa program reinstated for this year
Trudeau government appeals Federal Court ruling on Canada-U.S. refugee pact

Trudeau government appeals Federal Court ruling on Canada-U.S. refugee pact

Trudeau government appeals Federal Court ruling on Canada-U.S. refugee pact

Trudeau government appeals Federal Court ruling on Canada-U.S. refugee pact

Appeal court upholds immigration detention rules, rejects call for time limits

Appeal court upholds immigration detention rules, rejects call for time limits

Liliana Morillo Arcilla, of Venezuela, is waiting to be reunited with her husband Bruce Peturson, of Red Deer. (Photo contributed)
Liliana Morillo Arcilla, of Venezuela, is waiting to be reunited with her husband Bruce Peturson, of Red Deer. (Photo contributed)