immigration

Austerity budget, free trade, crime bill: Conservatives eye sweeping changes with 2012 legislation

With a solid majority, the federal government is set to push through Stephen Harper's controversial bills on crime, immigration and copyright... and a dramatic agreement in secret.

Mexican journalist finds support from activists to fight deportation

Mexican journalist Karla Berenice García Ramírez blew the whistle on government corruption in Mexico, moving to Surrey after death threats. Now the writer and broadcaster faces imminent deportation.

Message to Stephen Harper: 10 step job creation plan

  Stephen Harper should get serious about job creation.  Below are ten proposals to get Canadians working again.    Abolish taxes on new small businesses during the first five...

Remembering 9/11

Mostly I was following my intuition here. Fear did not seem to play any part in this. At least not consciously.

Crew member aboard Tamil migrant ship MV Sun Sea declared inadmissible

But passenger escapes deportation after claiming he had to flee Sri Lanka.

Highly educated female immigrants say Canada isn't on their side

Jayashree Shrivastava, a 38-year-old environmental scientist from India, says if she could start over, she'd go south of the border. “I'm telliing people from India who want to immigrate to try the U...

Border workers push for biometric screening in perimeter security plan with U.S.

OTTAWA -- Canada's front-line border officers back the idea of a perimeter security arrangement with the United States, with a few caveats. The Customs and Immigration Union wants more intensive...

Musqueam Indian Band to host historic citizenship awards

On Saturday, June 25, the Musqueam Indian Band, with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, will be holding a historic citizenship awards ceremony at the Musqueam Cultural Pavilion, located in the...

Four B.C. Mounties in Dziekanski airport Taser case charged with perjury

VICTORIA -- Perjury charges have now been laid against the four Mounties who confronted Robert Dziekanski at Vancouver's airport and repeatedly stunned him with a Taser in 2007. But the four will not...

Candidates Trudeau and Dosanjh rattle Tories' cage on family reunification and citizenship

DECISION 2011: Liberal MPs delight party faithful, woo ethnic vote with attack on Conservative policy.