Event Title

Evolution or Revolution? Canada's International Migration Policies

Presenter Information

Alan Simmons, York University

Panel Topic

The International Context of North American Migration: How Are We Faring in the International Sphere?

Start Date

30-4-2011 10:30 AM

End Date

30-4-2011 12:00 PM

Description

Bio:

Alan B. Simmons is an appointed Senior Scholar in Sociology at York University. His research focuses on international migration, transnationalism, and refugee movements in the Americas, with particular attention to Canadian immigration, trade and development policies. He is currently involved in studies of Central American refugee settlement in Canada over the period since 1985, recent changes in Canadian immigration and foreign worker policies, Canadian immigrant remittances to the Caribbean, and trends in forced migration in Latin America. His most recent book is Immigration and Canada (Canadian Scholars Press, 2010).

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Apr 30th, 10:30 AM Apr 30th, 12:00 PM

Evolution or Revolution? Canada's International Migration Policies

The International Context of North American Migration: How Are We Faring in the International Sphere?

Bio:

Alan B. Simmons is an appointed Senior Scholar in Sociology at York University. His research focuses on international migration, transnationalism, and refugee movements in the Americas, with particular attention to Canadian immigration, trade and development policies. He is currently involved in studies of Central American refugee settlement in Canada over the period since 1985, recent changes in Canadian immigration and foreign worker policies, Canadian immigrant remittances to the Caribbean, and trends in forced migration in Latin America. His most recent book is Immigration and Canada (Canadian Scholars Press, 2010).