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Canada and Immigration : Public Policy and Public Concern


I have had a great deal of help from the provinces as well as from the federal govern- ment, and I would like to mention particularly and to thank officials of the Citizenship Branch of the Ministry of Community and Social Services, as well as the staff of the Selective Placement Service of the Ministry of Industry and Tourism in Ontario, and officials of the Department of Im- migration in Quebec. [...] My very special thanks, however, go to two groups of people: first, the members of the Immigration Division of the Department of Manpower and Immigration (in Canada and overseas, in the regions as well as in Ottawa) and to the former members of the Immigration Branch of the Department of Citizenship and Immigration. [...] Secondly, special thanks to my friends in the voluntary agencies in Toronto—the board and staff in recent years of the International Institute and other agencies, the former members of the Immigration Section of the Social Planning Council, and others—the small group of people who have worked indefatigably for the welfare of immigrants in that city. [...] An interesting example of the rapid impact of political pressures on national policies and programs during the post-war period can be found in the swift action taken by the Canadian Cabinet in April 1959, after a heated debate in the House of Commons, to rescind an order-in-council restricting the automatic admission of non-dependent relatives.3 The pur- pose of the order-in-council was to stem wh [...] In the United States, contributors to a special issue of the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science entitled The New Immigration, published in 1966, noted the striking changes since 1945 hi the national origins of U. S. immigrants; the changes in labour force characteristics—the conspicuous numbers of persons with specialized skills and professional qualifications; the chan
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