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Improving Immigrant Selection: Further Changes Are Required Before Increasing Inflows

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June 19, 2013

Before increasing new immigrant intake targets, Canada should focus on improving immigrants’ labour market outcomes through reforms to the selection process, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Improving Immigrant Selection: Further Changes Are Required Before Increasing Inflows,” author Christopher Worswick cites recent evidence of poor outcomes for recent immigrants that raise a caution flag for higher annual targets.

 

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Christopher Worswick, Department of Economics, Carleton University
Christopher Worswick

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