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Important changes to Canadian citizenship and immigration policy have broken into the headlines of late, from the introduction of the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act to serious abuses of the controversial temporary foreign worker program to refugee determination concerns.
One can think of the changes underway as renovations to what former Immigration Minister Jason Kenney liked to describe as the “house” of the Canadian nation.
Showing how seemingly disconnected floors and rooms of the "house" are related reveals a troubling blueprint of change — a renovation that will overhaul the very architecture of rights and membership in Canada.Read more
Expertise: Immigration, Labour markets, precarious legal status, Precarious work, transnational migration
Luin Goldring is an Associate Professor of Sociology at York University. Her current research analyses immigration status as a fault line of social inequality. Current and recent projects include “Immigrants and Precarious Employment” (with P. Landolt); the “Poverty and Employment Precarity in Southern Ontario” research alliance (directed by W. Lewchuck and in collaboration with the UWGTA); the “Agency Data on Migration” project (directed by A. Kim); and “Negotiating the Boundaries of Rights and Membership” (directed by P. Landolt). Her earlier research examined Mexico-U.S. migration, transnational political engagement, and Latin American community organizing in Canada. Recent publications include Producing and Negotiating Non-Citizenship: Precarious Legal Status in Canada (co-edited with P. Landolt), and an IRPP report on “The Impact of Precarious Legal Status on Immigrants' Economic Outcomes” (with P. Landolt).