The documentary "Who Gets In?" by Barry Greenwood explores the various questions regarding Canada's immigration policy. The documentary was shot in 1988 in Africa, Canada and Hong Kong. "The film reveals first-hand what Canadian immigration officials are looking for in potential new Canadians, and the economic, social and political priorities orienting their choices."
This article by CBC News conveys how foreign workers are facing unsafe work conditions and demanding federal action amidst the several deaths of migrant workers from COVID-19.
"The Migrant Workers Alliance for Change heard complaints from more than a thousand workers on a variety of issues, including a lack of access to protective equipment, crowded conditions that don't allow physical distancing, poor access to proper food during quarantine and unfair gouging on wages and meal costs."
Our blog ECHOES features an original contribution by Kids in Need of Defense (KIND). KIND is the leading national organization advocating for the rights of unaccompanied migrant and refugee children in the U.S. In the article, Wendy Young and Jasiel Fernández from KIND discuss the need to foster intentional spaces for migrant children's voices and identity.
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