Family Class Immigration: Implications for Post-Multiculturalism

Edward Opoku-Dapaah, Michael Lanphier

Abstract


This paper examines the implications of
post-multiculturalism for family class
immigration to Canada. The authors
argue that the goal off acilitating family
reunification is not facilitated by Canadian
immigration policy. A new, more
inclusive definition of ''family,'' one
that reflects the cultural and social diversity
of newcomer groups must be
adopted in order for the reunification
program to fulfill its mandate.

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