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Canadian History and Policy

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC336H1
Professor
Brasch
Semester
Fall

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September 21 Canadian Immigration History & Policy Nation-building project Expand population Boost the economy Develop society Populate Not everyone agrees with these points of immigration (i.e. debates) Does immigration help or hurt the economy? Take jobs from native-born workers? Deplete the public treasury? Do visa access abuses exist? Does increased diversity (cultural and racial) increase potential for inequality and conflict? How does immigration affect relations among Canadas established cultural groups? Does immigration place Canada at riskfor border security and vulnerability to terrorism? Migration Push: Hard conditions at home: economic, political, personal Pull: Opportunities elsewhere (especially employment) International migration is selective (not everyone can come) Physical barriers Social barriers o Economic barriers (lower class have difficulties [upper class are doing well where they are so they feel no need to move]) o Legal barriers www.notesolution.com
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