Religious Hindu and Sikh immigrants, not Muslim, likelier to be obese
Religiosity in Hindus and Sikhs - but not Muslims - appears to be an independent...
Many immigrants carry religious baggage
Canada offers a haven for those fleeing intolerance, rivalries and oppressive state control of their faith, a new survey shows
By Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun - September 29, 2012
When it comes to government clampdowns on Christians, Jews...
How many immigrants do we need?
No economic rationale exists for the current target of about a quarter-million newcomers a year
By Herbert Grubel, Vancouver Sun - April 18, 2012
Immigration Minister Jason Kenney's recent efforts to reform Canada's immigrant selection policies will...
CANADA: Why embracing immigrants works for Conservatives
Globe and Mail Update
Published Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 2:00AM EDT
In many countries, conservative political parties are seen as hostile to immigrants. Right-of-centre parties in the United States and Europe tend...
Remember this is in the People and Opinion section. Thanks.
By Cristina Odone
In Southall, west London, a crowd of turbaned Sikh men stood guard outside their temples last Tuesday night. Some held swords, others hockey sticks as they defied the looters to approach. None dared...
July 20, 2011
Canada has much to gain by embracing immigrants
By Janet Bagnall, Postmedia News - July 20, 2011
In Canada, the Conservative government is alert for any sign that irregular refugee claimants might try to reach our shores.
Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said last...
LOS FRESNOS, Texas (AP) — Police wearing berets and bulletproof vests broke down the door of a Guatemala City apartment in February hunting for illegal drugs. Instead, they found a different kind of illicit shipment: 27 immigrants from India packed into two locked rooms.
The Indians, whose...
SBS was one of my favourite channels when I lived in Australia. They recently aired a controversial reality TV programme called, 'Go back where you came from'. Here is the official synopsis.
Six ordinary Australians agree to challenge their preconceived notions about refugees and asylum...
June 27, 2011
As nation of immigrants, Canada must now confront its emigrants
Monday, Jun. 27, 2011 8:23AM EDT - THE GOLBE and MAIL
Canada has always thought of itself as a nation of immigrants. But new research suggests that among wealthy...
BLOG POST about MIGRATION posted on MAY 26, 2011 by SATNAM SINGH
Early 20th century Canadian immigration policy is marred with racist laws formed to prevent the coming of Asians to British Columbia. The story of Asian immigration is almost as old as British Columbia itself. The first...
Not long ago, Parti Québécois politician Louise Beaudoin was public enemy No. 1 in English Quebec. During her 1990s tenure as minister responsible for enforcing the provincial language law, Bill 101, Gazette caricaturist Aislin took to portraying Ms. Beaudoin as a leather-clad dominatrix.
Surge of Immigrants from India Baffles Border Officials in Texas
From India have entered Texas illegally from Mexico in the last year. Most are Sikhs who claim religious persecution at home.
By Richard Marosi and Andrew Becker
Thousands of immigrants from India have crossed into the United...
UK to introduce tougher rules
to ensure immigrants learn English
PTI, Feb 3, 2011, 05.39pm IST
LONDON: Britain is planning to introduce tougher rules to ensure that immigrants specially from the Indian sub-continent have a "reasonable standard" of English, Prime Minister David Cameron has...
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It's not only immigrants who have multiple loyalties
We all have to juggle family, religion, work, friends, culture, ideas -- and we're much the better for it
By Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun - June 5, 2010
How can Sikh immigrants be loyal to Canada and, at the same time, press to create an...
I've always believed that there is a racist agenda behind much of the media here in the UK. But maybe I am wrong and the media is sensationalist purely because they want to shock and sell papers.
Anyway, starting yesterday there is coverage of a major illegal immigration racket that has been...
More immigrants keeping mother tongue
March 04, 2008
THE CANADIAN PRESS
VANCOUVER – Bimal Kular is busy ironing crisp, white napkins while eight other women scurry around preparing tantalizing sauces, homemade...
Psychological Problems Among Immigrants
Sajjan Singh Bajwa, Ph.D.*
* Formerly Professor, Khalsa College Amritsar and Asst. Professor, University of Southern California : 1461 W. Nancy Lane, Porterville. CA 93257. (USA)
Thoughts give rise to desires, desires shape actions, actions become...
Chandigarh, June 13 (IANS) The Punjab government Wednesday urged the ministry of external affairs (MEA) to help illegal immigrants in getting themselves regularised through amnesty schemes in other countries, where they often land up on the wrong side of the law in the craze to settle abroad...