Category Archives: Citizenship And Immigration

Temporary Foreign Worker Program: Jason Kenney’s 15% Rule Selective Amnesia

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive:  In the House of Commons Monday, Jason Kenney denied that the Harper Conservatives implemented the 15% wage rule, the cornerstone of the scandal-ridden federal Temporary Foreign Work Program. The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration denied that the government implemented this colonialism-style policy, which

New York Times reconsidering the term ‘illegal immigrant’

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive:  Last week, the Associated Press ditched the demeaning and exclusionary term “illegal immigrant”. Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in 2011, responded with: “It was inevitable. It was just a matter of time.” The