Posts Tagged ‘immigration’

Waqar Jan

A new country, a new life

Apr. 3, 2013 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories, University News | Tags: , , , , ,

Continuing Studies leads immigrants to new opportunities

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Shared past of Chinese farmers and Musqueam Nation unearthed by student Sarah Ling. Martin Dee Photograph

A missing link in Vancouver’s history

Apr. 3, 2013 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Shared past of Chinese farmers and Musqueam Nation unearthed by student Sarah Ling

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Affordable housing elusive for new Canadians in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal

Mar. 14, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

With housing prices at record levels, a University of British Columbia-led study finds that new Canadians are struggling to find adequate and affordable housing in the country’s three largest cities.

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UBC immigration law expert available to comment on refugee act amendments

Feb. 15, 2012 | Filed under: Expert Profile, Hot Topics, Media Advisory, Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

A UBC expert will be available to comment on expected amendments to Canada’s Balanced Refugee Reform Act – likely announced tomorrow – which may have significant implications for refugee claimants seeking protection in this country. “Bill C-11 passed Parliament in 2010, but has not yet been implemented,” says UBC immigration law expert Catherine Dauvergne. “Changes [...]

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Catherine Dauvergne (left) and Asha Kaushal (right) study how terrorism fears after 9/11 have impacted Canada’s refugee system. Martin Dee Photograph

Terrorism and Canada’s refugee system

Jun. 2, 2011 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Catherine Dauvergne says fears that Canada’s refugee system is a back door for terrorists are grossly exaggerated

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UBC 2011 federal election experts

Mar. 25, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC experts are available to comment on a number of hot topics related to the possible upcoming Canadian election.

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