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Filing False Immigration Reports Against Partner is “Family Violence,” Judge Rules

Anti-violence advocates hail a court ruling in British Columbia that came down against a man who tried to use deportation proceedings against his former spouse.

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Haitian Canadians in Quebec: A Rich Political History

When Elizabeth Philibert arrived in Montreal as an émigré in 1979, she immediately felt the city would be her closest connection to Haiti. The city’s circle of activists quickly embraced Philibert, who had risked her…

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Quebec’s Federal Candidates Urged to Tackle Immigration

While candidates in Quebec are doing their best to reach out to new Canadian voters in the current federal elections, some advocates are hoping that the current Syrian refugee crisis will widen the conversation on…

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Media Must Be Cautious Covering Individual Immigration Cases

The media has recently served as a powerful platform for immigrants seeking to appeal negative decisions, such as deportation orders and permanent residency denials. This year alone, a star American CFL football player used the…

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Temporary Foreign Workers Bilked by Immigration Consultants as Deadline Looms

Two days before an April 1st deadline imposed under changes to the government’s temporary foreign worker program, some foreign workers who have to go back to their home countries are doing so with empty pockets…

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No Place to Go: Closing the Door on North Korean Refugees

Jihoon Lee has come a long way since moving to Toronto two and a half years ago. Born in ideologically repressive North Korea, the teenager has outdone most of his peers at his Scarborough school. In…

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