Implementing Immigration Policy: Provinces and States in Comparative Perspective

Presented by Dr. Richard Vengroff , Fulbright Research Chair, Carleton University and Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kennesaw State University

Wednesday March 6, 2013

Start Time: 10:30 AM - End Time: 12:00 PM

Category:Public Lecture
Campus:Both campuses
Saskatoon Location: Prairie Room, Diefenbaker Building, University of Saskatchewan Campus
Regina Location:JSGS Window Room, 2nd Floor, Gallery Building, University of Regina, College Avenue Campus
Description:In recent years immigration policy has become a highly salient issue in most western democracies. Both Canada and the United States are actively engaged in attempting to revise their basic immigration policies. Involvement
by Canadian provinces is longstanding and has been primarily motivated by cultural, linguistic and economic considerations and tends to be pro-immigration. The reverse is true in the case of many American states, which participate only in refugee resettlement but not the bulk of immigration. Using a comparative case study of Quebec and Georgia, this lecture will present a clearer picture of the diversity of immigration policies being applied
throughout North America and the success of those programs.
Please Note:This lecture will take place in Regina and will be video-conferenced to a Saskatoon audience.
Contact:Karen Jaster-Laforge
(306) 585-5869

*The JSGS Window Room is located on the second floor of the Gallery Building. Individuals with mobility difficulties should contact us at 306.585.5869 or

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