Immigration policy

Immigration policy

Gendering migration, livelihood and entitlements: migrant women in Canada and the United States

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English
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Online
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Monica Boyd
Deanna Piklov
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United Nations Research Institute for Social Development
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Compares immigration regimes between Canada and the United States. Studies gendered work environments and barriers faced by immigrant women.

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ISSN 9290850590

Caregivers break the silence: a participatory action research on the abuse and violence, including the impact of family separati

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Sedef Arat-Kroc
Fely O. Villasin
Publisher: 
INTERCEDE
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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.

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IMWO.A73 2001

Trafficking in women in Canada: a critical analysis of the legal framework governing immigrant live-in caregivers and mail order

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English
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Online
Author: 
Louise Langevin
Marie-Claire Belleau
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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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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IMWO.L36 2001
ISBN 066231252X
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Le trafic des femmes au Canada : une analyse critique du cadre juridique de l'embauche d'aides familiales immigrantes résidantes et de la pratique des promises par correspondance.</p>

Gendering immigration/integration: policy research workshop proceedings and a selective review of policy research literature 198

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English
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Status of Women Canada
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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Covers the First National Conference Responding to Diversity in the Metropolis: Building an Inclusive Research Agenda, in Edmonton, Alberta, March 6-8, 1997.

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IMWO.G46 1998
ISBN 0662634667
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Text in English and French on inverted pages. Title on added t.p.: Immigration et intégration tenant compte des rapports sociaux entre les sexes.

Sponsorship... for better or for worse: the impact of sponsorship on the equality rights of immigrant women

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English
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Andrée Côté
Michèle Kérisit
Marie-Louise Côté
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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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

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IMWO.C68 2001
ISBN 0662296427
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Qui prends pay…L'impact du parrainage sur les droits à l'égalité des femmes immigrantes.</p>
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