Britain has agreed to private sponsorship of refugees. In this article, Tim Finch, one of the architects of the new policy, explains why it can help countries successfully expand resettlement programs.
The Liberal government will announce Canada’s new immigration targets in November and the minister in charge said most people are telling him to boost the number of immigrants.
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‘Unsafe’ and on the Margins: Report by the IHRP on why Mexico Should Be Taken Off Canada's Safe Country List
“‘Unsafe’ and on the Margins: Canada’s Response to Mexico’s Mistreatment of Sexual Minorities and People Living with HIV,” (PDF) is a 54-page report based on the University of Toronto's International Human Rights Program (IHRP) field research in Mexico, including interviews with more than 50 Mexican healthcare providers, human rights activists, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community, people living with HIV, journalists, and academics, all of whom testify to widespread discrimination and rights-violations in Mexico’s healthcare delivery.
The virtual issue is an invitation to further reflect and stimulate debate on international political sociologies of human mobilities across the world. A range of governmental practices, including incarceration, humanitarianism, border closure, regulating marriage, resilience and racialized policies seek to shape, steer, contain, and manage human cross-border mobilities with multiple effects for individuals, families, communities and the enactment of transnational interdependencies.
The articles will be freely accessible for the next two months.
Across the globe, nearly 50 million children have been uprooted - 28 million of them driven from their homes by conflict and millions more migrating in the hope of finding a better, safer life.
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