Monthly Archives: April 2015

Fake Marriages Are A Big Concern

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Fake marriages are a big concern right now in Canada. From the CanIndia News (www.canindia.com) April 17, 2015 A Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) report has warned that “marriages of convenience” in India “have become a threat to the integrity of Canada’s immigration program.” Lexbase, Canada’s leading immigration publication under well-known lawyer Richard Kurland, obtained the May 2013 report under Access to Information from the “Migration Intelligence Section, Intelligence Operations and Analysis Division-Enforcement and Intelligence Operations Directorate” of CBSA. The

Temporary Foreign Workers Deceived as Deadline Looms

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From the Asian Pacific Post (www.asianpacificpost.com) April 14, 2015: By Kelsey Johnson 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 because of unscrupulous immigration consultants, iPolitics has learned. iPolitics has confirmed nine cases in Alberta and Southwestern Ontario in which registered immigration consultants, or individuals claiming to be immigration consultants, have charged thousands

Yellowknife wins exemption from temporary foreign worker hiring ban

From CBC.COM: "Charina Villanueva has been in Yellowknife for two years under the temporary foreign worker program, working at Mac's convenience store. (CBC)"

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From the CBC News (www.cbc.ca) April 23, 2015 Businesses in Yellowknife will once again be able to hire temporary foreign workers after winning an exemption from a hiring ban imposed by the federal government.     Parts of Canada with high unemployment rates were barred from accessing foreign workers last June as part of a federal government overhaul designed to address abuse of the system.     Regions with unemployment rates over 6 per cent were barred from accessing the program.