Category Archives: Citizenship

  1. Precarious Migration in Canada and the ‘Ideal Migrant’

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    October 14, 2014 by ceris

    As in many industrialized nations, immigration policy in Canada has increasingly been showing a strong preference for the permanent settlement …
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  2. The European Court of Human Rights Supports Narrow Definitions of National Belonging

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    July 15, 2014 by ceris

    Immediately after France passed its 2010 ban on face coverings in the public sphere, a young woman, known by her …
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  3. Bridging the Gap: Newcomer Access to City Services

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    January 29, 2014 by ceris

    Among the many issues facing newcomers today, the lack of child care, inaccessible quality and affordable housing, and barriers to …
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  4. International students in Toronto: in the middle of temporary and permanent

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    November 28, 2013 by ceris

    International students are recruited to come to Canada with the ‘carrot stick’ of permanent residence. The government is not shy …
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  5. Question & Answer: Collaborative advocacy, “crisis” and changing definitions of asylum.

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    April 17, 2013 by Ceris Ontario

    (A Question and Answer with Julie Young) What was the topic of your dissertation research? My dissertation focused on collaborative …
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  6. Raiding unauthorized migrants: Two types of humans for Canadian TV

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    March 21, 2013 by Ceris Ontario

    Following several weeks of Senate scandals in Ottawa, Vancouver got its own fair share of federal political controversy in the …
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  7. Q & A : Fast food, temporary workers and the changing labour market.

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    March 7, 2013 by Ceris Ontario

    (A Question and Answer with Geraldina Polanco) If you were to summarize your research briefly, what are the most important …
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