Analysis of Immigration in Canada

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Introduction Canada’s community is respected all around the world. Among many citizens in Canada, the majority are immigrants. According to a Canadian Consensus in 2001, the Canadian population is approx. 30,000,000 and immigration represented approx. 0.834% of the population growth.[1]. These numbers continue to increase as Government Immigration policies center the immigrant growth to be on 1% of the population annually.[2] Thousands of people choose Canada to improve their quality of life, due to the limited economic growth in their country of origin. Our detailed research on Canada’s immigration policy clearly shows the analysis of the policy, its implementation on Canada’s competitiveness and suggestions for the Canadian…show more content…
Critique on sections of Canada’s Immigration Policy Canada’s current immigration policy highlights many rules, laws and regulations in place in order to successful monitor immigration to Canada. The Immigration Act created four new classes of immigrants who could come to Canada, which are refugees, families, assisted relatives (closely related persons), and independent immigrants (admitted on the basis of skill, capital and labour-market requirements).[15] While independent immigrants had to take part in the Points System, other classes did not have to take part in this test so long as they passed basic criminal, security and health checks. One of the key ingredients of immigration policy in most developed countries is a quota system that restricts the number of immigrants that will be accepted each year in each admission class.[16] We will limit our analysis between the benefits and drawbacks of certain general areas of focuses of its current policy. This includes; income, application criteria, socio-demographics (labour market integration and culture) and sponsorship program which depend on its relative effect to Canada. 5. Positive implications (Benefit to Canada’s growth) The Economic Council of Canada ventures an estimate of the benefits to Canadians of an increase in yearly per capita income of approximately 0.3 percent for
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