Immigration

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

 

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)
Federal Court declares Canada-U.S. refugee pact unconstitutional

Federal Court declares Canada-U.S. refugee pact unconstitutional

Federal Court declares Canada-U.S. refugee pact unconstitutional

Federal Court declares Canada-U.S. refugee pact unconstitutional
Thousands of lives on hold as immigration system remains largely shut down

Thousands of lives on hold as immigration system remains largely shut down

Thousands of lives on hold as immigration system remains largely shut down

Thousands of lives on hold as immigration system remains largely shut down
Trump immigration ban halts green cards, not temporary visas

Trump immigration ban halts green cards, not temporary visas

Trump immigration ban halts green cards, not temporary visas

Trump immigration ban halts green cards, not temporary visas
Fewer than 10 asylum-seekers tried to cross from U.S. after border closed: Blair

Fewer than 10 asylum-seekers tried to cross from U.S. after border closed: Blair

Fewer than 10 asylum-seekers tried to cross from U.S. after border closed: Blair

Fewer than 10 asylum-seekers tried to cross from U.S. after border closed: Blair
Alan Kurdi’s aunt has mixed feelings after sentencing in his case

Alan Kurdi’s aunt has mixed feelings after sentencing in his case

VANCOUVER — The aunt of three-year-old Alan Kurdi says she has mixed…

Alan Kurdi’s aunt has mixed feelings after sentencing in his case
More than 16,000 people nabbed by RCMP between border crossings in 2019

More than 16,000 people nabbed by RCMP between border crossings in 2019

OTTAWA — The number of people intercepted by the RCMP as they…

More than 16,000 people nabbed by RCMP between border crossings in 2019
Asylum agreements with Central American nations challenged

Asylum agreements with Central American nations challenged

WASHINGTON — Trump administration agreements with Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras that…

Asylum agreements with Central American nations challenged
Testy exchange between Quebec immigration minister and UN representative

Testy exchange between Quebec immigration minister and UN representative

Testy exchange between Quebec immigration minister and UN representative Quebec has spent…

Testy exchange between Quebec immigration minister and UN representative
Under Liberal changes, hearings for refugees just ‘glorified interview’: NDP

Under Liberal changes, hearings for refugees just ‘glorified interview’: NDP

OTTAWA — NDP immigration critic Jenny Kwan says she is dismayed by…

Under Liberal changes, hearings for refugees just ‘glorified interview’: NDP
Poll suggests majority of Canadians favour limiting immigration levels

Poll suggests majority of Canadians favour limiting immigration levels

OTTAWA — New polling numbers suggest a majority of Canadians believe the…

Poll suggests majority of Canadians favour limiting immigration levels
Scheer vows to end ‘illegal’ border crossings

Scheer vows to end ‘illegal’ border crossings

OTTAWA — If elected prime minister, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he…

Scheer vows to end ‘illegal’ border crossings
Refugee advocates ‘shocked and dismayed’ over asylum changes in budget bill

Refugee advocates ‘shocked and dismayed’ over asylum changes in budget bill

OTTAWA — Lawyers and advocates who work directly with refugees say they…

Refugee advocates ‘shocked and dismayed’ over asylum changes in budget bill
Contributed photo                                Jan Underwood, public co-ordinator for Central Alberta Refugee Effort (CARE), and Ezgi Sarioglu program co-ordinator for the Red Deer Immigration Partnership.
Contributed photo                                Jan Underwood, public co-ordinator for Central Alberta Refugee Effort (CARE), and Ezgi Sarioglu program co-ordinator for the Red Deer Immigration Partnership.
Kenney outlines Alberta immigration recruitment plan with rural focus

Kenney outlines Alberta immigration recruitment plan with rural focus

CHESTERMERE — Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney says a United Conservative Party…

Kenney outlines Alberta immigration recruitment plan with rural focus