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  • Chinese Immigration Act
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    In the 1850's the early immigrants to Canada suffered also of ethnic prejudice and were considered unfit for full citizenship. Even though residents of BC considered the Chinese unassailable under any circumstances, they tolerated them because the Chinese were a useful form of cheap labor. But in 1885 the Canadian government imposed a head tax to decrease the Chinese immigration to Canada, since the construction of the CPR was over. To be admitted into Canada, Chinese immigrants had to pay an $1...
  • Australia's Immigration Policy
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    Australians Against Further Immigration OUR VIEW Environment Humanitarianism Economics Health Defences Education Culture Australia's immigration policy is disastrous, proceeding as if there is no balance of payment problem, no foreign debt and no geographical or environmental constraints to population growth. Continued immigration will finally and irreversibly alter the natural and urban environment, economic viability and attitudes and culture of our nation. The people have been consulted on, o...
  • Multicultural Background Australia
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    Is Multiculturalism Contributing a Stronger or Weaker Australia I do believe that multiculturalism is contributing a stronger Australia. Definition of Multiculturalism Generally, multiculturalism is the idea of diversity of cultural and ethnic. While the term multiculturalism is used to describe the situation in Australia, it can be regarded as notion of Australia is, and will remain, a culturally diverse country and seeks to ensure that the diversity is a positive force in our society. Also, it...
  • Female Adult Immigrants To Canada
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    Immigration Open the book You asked about... immigration and citizenship. Turn to page 2. 'Immigration Canada aims to contribute to a stronger nation by: ... protecting refugees at home and abroad' (Immigration and Citizenship 2). Turn to page 5. 'Immigration assesses immigrants... standards that do not discriminate on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion or sex' (Immigration and Citizenship 5). Disturbed? Turn to page 28. 'Canada encourages the admission of business im...
  • Reforming Of America's Immigration Policy
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    Immigration and Immigration policy We are now in the beginning of the 21st century and like the beginning of the 20th century the United States finds itself in the throes of a period of mass immigration. More then one million immigrants enter the Unites States, both legally and illegally every single year. Many argue that this new wave of mass immigration may help sustain the success that our nation is having in regard to the way of living that many American have come accustomed to and yet other...
  • Canada's Immigration Policies
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    Immigration has played a major part historically in the growth of Canada's population. Between 1901 and 1911 alone, Canada received over 1.5 million immigrants, representing 28 percent of Canada's total population at the time. Recently, however, Canada's immigration policies and practices have come under scrutiny and criticism, as increasingly larger numbers of people begin to question whether current progressive immigration policy is beneficial in the long run for Canada and Canadians. Essentia...
  • White Canada Immigration Policy
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    Through the narration of white settler society construct, that is, the notion that Canada is a nation founded by the French and British, only certain interests are taken into account. D aiva Stasiulus and Radha Jhappan's article "The Fractious Politics of a Settler Society in Canada", demonstrate how this construct is problematic in Canada's nation building process. Ultimately, both Stasiulus and Jhappan demonstrate how white settler society construct has been a main cause of social inequality a...
  • Even Greater Threat
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    Due to the effects of September 11th, panic, xenophobia, and anti-Muslim sentiment has swept the nation. Recent hate crimes have been taking its toll on Muslims mosques, Arabs themselves, and even Sikhs, members of the Indian Sikh religion which have been mistaken for Muslims solely based on the fact that they both grow beards and wear turbans. The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) said it had received reports of harassment of Muslim women and obscenities shouted on the street, bombin...
  • Illegal Immigrants Cost Mexico
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    Illegal Immigration One of the most controversial political issues of today is that of illegal immigrants from Mexico. Illegal immigration into the United States is a problem that should be stopped, as it is unfair to both Americans and to the people of the country from which they illegally immigrated. It is thought that the majority of illegal aliens residing in the U.S. are Mexicans (Anderson 55). Roy Beck clarifies the situation by stating, 'The national consensus is that the United States sh...
  • History Of The Immigrants In America
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    good for close ing arguments We have a clear choice of accepting increasing immigration with the consequent exploitation of this land and a falling standard of living and quality of life, living in crowded, polluted, high density cities, with over-taxed recreational areas and inter communal tensions and feeling like strangers in our own country. The economic consequences of an increasing foreign debt, foreign ownership and undesirable, unsustainable economic expansion, will destroy any chance of...
  • Illegal Immigrants Into America
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    Illegal immigrants should be allowed into America. An illegal immigrant is any person who enters the United States illegally, or any person who enters legally and stays past the time legally allowed. There are many arguments that support allowing illegal immigrants into America. Illegal immigrants are essential to the American economy, they contribute more to the government than they receive in benefits, and current immigration policies are discriminatory. Illegal immigrants have a positive effe...
  • Change In Canadas Immigration Policy
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    Since not long ago, some changes were made in the Immigration Policy of Canada. Such changes can play an unfavorable role in the growing economy of the country. The Immigration Department now requires people, who want to settle in Canada, to meet the new selection criteria. More than that, it can happen not only when they apply, but also when their visas are issued already, which is often 3-4 years after they apply. 6 In this paper, we will discuss the importance of immigration for Canada throug...
  • Canada's Current Immigration Policy
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    "Immigration is necessary for Canada's growth. At the same time, we must be sensitive to the need to balance our demographic and economic needs with our capacity to settle and absorb immigrants". (1) Immigration has played a major part historically in the growth of Canada's population. Between 1901 and 1911 alone, Canada received over 1.5 million immigrants, representing 28 percent of Canada's total population at the time. (2) Recently, however, Canada's immigration policies and practices have c...
  • White Australia Policy
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    Abolition of The immigration Act or white Australia policy The origins of the 'White Australia' policy can be traced back to the 1850's, when white miners' resentment towards the Chinese diggers growing into violence on the Buckland River in Victoria, and at Lambing Flat in New South Wales. The Governments of these two colonies introduced restrictions on Chinese immigration. Later, it was the turn of hard-working Kanak as in Northern Queensland. Factory workers in the south became opposed to all...
  • One Jewish Interest In Liberal Immigration Policies
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    Jewish Involvement In Shaping American Immigration Policy, 1881-1965: A Historical Review This paper discusses Jewish involvement in shaping United States immigration policy. In addition to a periodic interest in fostering the immigration of co- religionists as a result of anti- Semitic movements, Jews have an interest in opposing the establishment of ethnically and culturally homogeneous societies in which they reside as minorities. Jews have been at the forefront in supporting movements aimed ...
  • Public Policy And Multiculturalism In Australia
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    Identifying and evaluating an argument d) What do we know about the public policy and multiculturalism in Australia? The duration of this essay focuses upon the arguments two theorists from the dossier reading, K. Betts (1988) and S. Castles (1989) and two writers from additional readings on the topic of multiculturalism, J. Stratton (1998) and A. Markus (2001). K. Betts outlines an attitudinal survey taken in Australia in the 1940's on multiculturalism and immigration, and compares the results ...
  • Australia's Immigration Policy And Immigrant
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    History essay Explain how Australia's immigration policy and immigrant intake has changed since 1901 and how it affected migrant experiences. Australia's immigration policy, immigrant intake and migrant experiences have changed due to many reasons. 1901 was the time of the White Australia Policy which was used strictly. In turn, it is now 2002, the time of multiculturalism where migrants are treated with alot more respect. Firstly, Australia's immigration policy has changed from 'White Australia...

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