Federal Budget Fails to Deliver Immigration Rights, Continues Focus on Failed Temporary Programs
Full and Permanent Immigration Status for All Residents Is Essential to Building an Equal Society Post COVID19
Canada, April 20, 2021
The 2021 federal budget continues Canada’s trajectory of temporary migration, where the majority of new arrivals each year are on temporary study, work or refugee permits without equal rights or services. $168.3 million dollars has been allocated to paying for the management and the fallout of temporary immigration streams, and almost a billion dollars for border enforcement rather than ensuring full and permanent immigration status for all. The federal budget’s announcement of a childcare program does not ensure permanent resident status on arrival for the tens of thousands of low-waged, racialized migrant women who take care of children. There is no recovery without full equality and that requires full and permanent immigration status for all.
The Trudeau government’s budget announced the following on Immigration:
Please visit : https://migrantrights.ca/budget2021/
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