Search Resources (English): Immigration policy

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Trafficking in women in Canada: a critical analysis of the legal framework governing immigrant live-in caregivers and mail order  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/066231252X/index_e.html

Analyses the legal framework governing the hiring of immigrant live-in caregivers and the legal status of mail-order brides who immigrate to Canada with a spousal or fiancée visa.

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Published: 2000
Sponsorship... for better or for worse: the impact of sponsorship on the equality rights of immigrant women  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/0662296427/index_e.html

Documents and analyzes the impact of family class sponsorship on Francophone immigrant women living in Ontario.

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Published: 2001
Caregivers break the silence: a participatory action research on the abuse and violence, including the impact of family separati
Presents the results of participatory action research on violence against women of colour who immigrate from less economically developed countries, such as the Philippines and the Caribbean, to work in Canada under the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP). The research documents and describes abuse and violence from the perspective of women admitted to Canada under the LCP. It addresses their vulnerability to abuse and the impact of separation from their families.
Published: 2001
Gendering migration, livelihood and entitlements: migrant women in Canada and the United States  
http://www.unrisd.org/80256B3C005BCCF9/(httpPublications)/9A49929849CEB521C125708A004C328B?OpenDocument&panel=relatedinformation
Compares immigration regimes between Canada and the United States. Studies gendered work environments and barriers faced by immigrant women. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Gendering immigration/integration: policy research workshop proceedings and a selective review of policy research literature 198  
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Covers the First National Conference Responding to Diversity in the Metropolis: Building an Inclusive Research Agenda, in Edmonton, Alberta, March 6-8, 1997. (See Details)
Published: 1998