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Family reunification: Still waiting for mom and dad

posted Apr 16, 2011, 11:51 AM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Apr 20, 2011, 11:49 AM ]
By David McKie on April 15, 2011 2:13 PM

Harper said that his government has been increasing immigration targets across all categories, including the family class.

Then he added, "in terms of family class, there will be as many family class admitted this year as in the previous year. That's the government's plan. That's how we keep a strong system of immigration."

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Families kept apart by Harper government's immigration policy

TORONTO, April 20 /CNW/ - Immigrants can wait up to 14 years to be reunited with their parents and grandparents because of a government that claims to support families, it's not fair, and voters should make it an election issue, according to a video and a national ad campaign from the Canadian Migration Institute.

The ads are running in ethnic print publications in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and the video is being distributed via social media. Both can be viewed at: