Tag: Immigrants

The Ward Cabaret is a haunting and musical history of immigrants who settled in Toronto

The Ward Cabaret Written by Marjorie Chan. Directed by David Buchbinder and Leah Cherniak. Until December 22 at the Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay West. HarbourfrontCentre.com or 416-973-4000. Of everything it’s known for, Toronto’s greatest defining feature is likely its patchwork of neighbourhoods defined by the people who established them: Greektown, Chinatown East and…

Trump says U.S. authorities will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally. “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the United States,” Trump tweeted, referring to the…

How Recent Immigrants to the U.S. Can Build Credit

In many ways, our credit determines our power as consumers. The strength of our credit profile and score enable us to rent an apartment, take out a car loan, and sign up for a cell phone number. Can you imagine moving to another country, and having little to no credit history?  That’s exactly what those…

Canadians share most favourable view of immigrants, global study finds

Canadians have the most favourable opinion of immigrants among the world’s top migrant destination countries, viewing newcomers as a strength rather than a burden, says a new international survey. The report by Washington-based Pew Research Center also found Canadians are the least likely to blame immigrants for crime or an increased risk of terrorism, among…

Judge bars separation of immigrants from children, orders reunification

(Reuters) – A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that U.S. immigration agents could no longer separate immigrant parents and children caught crossing the border from Mexico illegally, and must work to reunite those families that had been split up in custody. A Honduran family seeking asylum waits on the Mexican side of the Brownsville-Matamoros International…