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Long list of problems for foreign labour

posted Jul 18, 2011, 11:14 PM by Milorad Borota
Filipino caught in numbers game would like to stay in Canada
By Sheila Pratt, Edmonton Journal July 17, 2011

A skilled or unskilled foreign worker who already holds a permanent job is a good immigration prospect because "you know he's needed," Lukaszuk said.

"If it works out and the employer needs him, why not let him stay? Why ship him home and then bring in someone else to train?" Macapagal has one possible option. He could qualify for landed immigrant status under the provincial nominee program. In fact, he has made a joint application with his employer.

"If successful, I could apply to bring my family," he said, a prospect that brings a smile to his face.

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