In its annual report to Parliament on immigration, Canada’s government laid out a three-year plan to welcome more than 1 million immigrants to the country over the next three years. In an interview, Kareem El-Assal and Sara Rose Taylor discuss Canada’s immigration policies and its approach to integration.
Immigration and Integration Policy
Argentina has long been a welcoming destination for immigrants, but in recent years, xenophobic sentiments have risen amid an economic crisis. Guillermo Cantor discusses Argentina’s history as a hub for immigration and the factors that are now causing some Argentines to think twice about welcoming more immigrants.
Earlier this month, the Chilean government began repatriating Haitian immigrants on so-called humanitarian flights. In an interview, Cristian Doña-Reveco explains how the Pinera administration is rationalizing this policy and why it’s a departure from Chile’s generally accommodating stance toward immigrants.