Emigration, Immigration & Migration

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A Distinct Alien Race

The Untold Story of Franco-Americans - Industrialization, Immigration, Religious Strife

“The French number more than a million in the United States…. They are kept a distinct alien race, subject to the Pope in matters of religion and of politics. Soon…they will govern you, … 394 View

About Canada: Immigration

Many Canadians believe that immigrants steal jobs away from qualified Canadians, abuse the healthcare system and refuse to participate in Canadian culture. In About Canada: Immigration, Gogia and … ; 144 View
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Border and Rule

Migration, Capitalism, and the Rise of Racist Nationalism

In Border and Rule, one of North America’s foremost thinkers and immigrant rights organizers delivers an unflinching examination of migration as a pillar of global governance and gendered … 320 View
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Borders, Culture, and Globalization

A Canadian Perspective

Border culture emerges through the intersection and engagement of imagination, affinity and identity. It is evident wherever boundaries separate or sort people and their goods, ideas or other … ; 376 View

Calculated Kindness

Global Restructuring, Immigration and Settlement in Canada

It has often been the perception that Northern states admit immigrants out of generosity, offering security and shelter to people forced from their own countries because of political and economic … 166 View

Fight Back

Workplace Justice for Immigrants

Displacement of people, migration, immigration and the demand for labour are connected to the fundamental restructuring of capitalism and to the reduction of working class power through … ; ; 128 View
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Hiding in Plain Sight

Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence

Immigrant women are not only at greater risk of experiencing domestic violence but they also under-utilize mainstream services because their needs are not adequately met there. Understanding … 136 View
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Identifying as Arab in Canada

A Century of Immigration History

While “Arabs” now attract considerable attention – from media, the state, and sociological studies – their history in Canada remains little known. Identifying as Arab in … 240 View
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Imagined Truths

Myths from a Draft-Dodging Poet

Memory is not only selective, it’s an amazing liar, con artist and spin doctor. History is what we choose to remember about the past in order to justify the present. Richard Lemm grew up in … 272 View

Immigration and the Legalization of Racism

“The chameleon-like nature of the law-the duplicitous ways in which the law is written, the equivocal way in which it is stated and, therefore, talked about, the hiding of the truth about … 103 View
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My Mother, My Translator

In 2008, Jaspreet Singh made a pact with his mother. He would gladly give her the go-ahead to publish her significantly altered translation of a story from his … 280 View

The Ward

The Life and Loss of Toronto's First Immigrant Neighbourhood

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The Ward Uncovered

The Archaeology of Everyday Life

In early 2015, a team of archaeologists began digging test trenches on a non-descript parking lot next to Toronto City Hall — a site designated to become a major new court house. What they … ; ; ; 305 View
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Three Funerals for my Father

Love, Loss and Escape from Vietnam

What would you risk to save your children? Jolie Hoang grew up as one of ten children, part of a loving, prosperous Vietnamese family. All that changed when the communists took over in 1975; the … 232 View
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Controlling Immigration: “Race” and Canadian Immigration Law and Policy Formation

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