Original Content vs. News Feeds in Immigration Blogs and Twitter

Many of you may have noticed that we don’t link to immigration news feeds. On occasion we link to immigration news stories published online but we never just “link and leave”.
Anyone can do that. Without naming names, we have observed a proliferation of blogs and twitter accounts simply linking to news stories about immigration. True […]
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Unpaid Welfare bill prevents man from Sponsoring his new Wife

A man who divorced his first wife years ago and re-married in 2006 cannot sponsor his new wife because he’s on the hook for his ex-wife’s welfare bill, totaling almost $ 30,000.
Ignatius Seffalaar is a baker in Saskatchewan and a Canadian citizen originally from the Netherlands. A frequent traveler for occupational reasons, he met and married […]
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US Candidate disputes knowing that her housekeeper was illegal in the US

A United States nominee for Governor of California, who has staunch views on denying benefits for illegal immigrants, has been found to have hired an illegal immigrant as her housekeeper from 2000 to 2009
Meg Whitman, a Republican candidate, has stated that she was previously unaware of her housekeeper’s status in the US because the housekeeper […]
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George Galloway to sue Canadian Immigration Minister

George Galloway, a former member of the British Parliament who was refused entry to Canada for a year-and-a-half has announced he is planning on suing Canadian Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney as well as the Canadian government for damaging his reputation.
Galloway was active in British Parliament and is known for his opinions on […]
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New Canadian immigration program expansion for newcomers

Last week, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced a new program intended to provide new immigrants with ways to get temporary work experience relevant to their occupational fields.
These work placements will be within the Federal government in order to help newcomers have a smoother transition into the Canadian workforce.
“Newcomers are key to building […]
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