In Brampton and Mississauga, the minister met local members of parliament and stakeholders and discussed issues related to immigration. Top of the agenda is speeding up the process of family class immigration. Link To Article
In 2017, Trudeau and the Liberals plan to bring in hundreds of thousands of “refugees” once again, at the Canadian taxpayers expense, disregarding for our safety, our culture and our customs.
In fact, the current backlash against immigration has less to do with jobs and wages and more to do with concerns about national identity and control of borders.
According to the British Social Attitudes Survey, in 1995, 63 percent of the British public were in favor of reducing immigration. By 2008, this had risen to 78 percent, where it has stabilized.
“The referendum has become a battleground between immigration and control of borders versus economic peril,” says Mark Leonard, director of the European Council on Foreign Relations, and right now immigration is winning the argument.
Drawing on the Pew Research tool, here are the 10 largest immigrant populations in Canada as of 2015, and how their numbers looked in 1990, 2000 and 2010.
It’s not just for our sake, but for theirs as well. Because the longer we allow cultural and linguistic silos to flourish, the more likely it is that we will get a Trump-sized backlash here.
Three of the amendments cause the concern: reducing the amount of time spent in Canada before applying for citizenship; limiting the requirement to speak one of the two official languages; and, eliminating the “intent to reside” provision.
When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and McCallum tabled comprehensive changes to the immigration system, they failed to meaningfully address this known fraud. Instead, the Trudeau government is reducing barriers and making it easier to qualify for citizenship.
The Liberals have reversed most of the Tories’ reforms and will do away with the rest as soon as possible. That means that as hole-riddled as our system was under the Harper government, it is about to get much more lax under the Trudeau Liberals.