New immigration pilot to attract workers in the agri-food sector

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:18:24 +0000

Canada is launching a new three-year economic immigration pilot that will fill labour shortages, particularly in meat processing and mushroom production, within the agri-food sector and help meet Canada’s ambitious export targets. The agriculture and agri-food industry is an important contributor to Canada’s economic growth and vitality, supporting one in eight jobs across the country. […]

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69-year-old man dies after attacking US migrant jail — police

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2019 07:15:01 +0000

Police Officer Sam Lopez turns away would-be protesters in front of a road block near the Northwest Detention Center, Saturday July 13, 2019 in Tacoma, Wash. A man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said. (Rebekah Welch/The Seattle Times via AP)

A 69-year-old man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said.

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BI intercepts 13 Filipinos with fake boarding passes

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2019 03:49:55 +0000

At least 13 Filipinos were caught carrying fake boarding passes at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) Terminal 3 last week, Bureau of Immigration (BI) Port Operations Division Chief Grifton Medina said on Sunday.

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Family of Syrian toddler washed ashore objects to new film

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sat, 29 Jun 2019 23:24:30 +0000

Family members have sharply denounced a new film about the young Syrian boy who became a symbol of Europe’s migration crisis after wrenching photos emerged of his lifeless body washed up on a Turkish beach.

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Eleven communities across Canada chosen for immigration pilot

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 02:24:00 +0000

Eleven rural and northern communities have been selected as part of the new Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot to invite newcomers to make these communities their home. As the Canadian population ages and the birth rate declines, rural Canada’s workforce has seen a significant decrease in available workers. This pilot will help attract people that […]

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Agents shoot, kill man at California-Mexico border crossing

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 12:58:05 +0000

Agents shoot, kill man at California-Mexico border crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agents shot and killed a man who refused to stop at California’s border with Mexico.

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New measures to protect vulnerable individuals

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 01:36:50 +0000

Canada is taking action to help protect vulnerable workers, newcomers who face family abuse, and help newcomers sponsor family members that they didn’t initially declare. Migrants with employer-specific work permits Some migrant workers with employer-specific work permits end up enduring mistreatment, fearful of workplace punishment, as well as fearful of losing their job. Starting June […]

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