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November 21, 2014

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Evolution or Revolution? Canada's International Migration Policies

Jan 20/12

A Guest Lecture by Dr. Alan B. Simmons of York University

Dr. 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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