Online Resources - Immigrants and refugees

September 1, 2015
Never Home: Legislating Discrimination in Canadian Immigration is a ground-breaking multi-media project documenting nine years of immigration changes by the federal government.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, immigration legislation, General resources, Multimedia, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
March 5, 2014
If you are new to Vancouver or planning your move to Vancouver, these guides will be helpful. "Growing Roots: A Newcomer's Guide to Vancouver" features unique and personal stories shared by Vancouver...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
February 26, 2014
The Wellesley Institute has published a report entitled "Refugee Health Care Cuts In Canada" by Sonal Marwah. This report’s findings show that a standard approach for serving uninsured and under-...
Keywords: Government Policy, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, refugee health care, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
February 11, 2014
http://www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/en/index.asp - This is the Québec government website on immigrating to Quebec. http://www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/fr/index.asp - ça c'est le site web du...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Government information, Québec
February 11, 2014
The PEI government website contains information on immigrating to PEI. This department is responsible for the delivery of the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP). The PEI PNP...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Government information, Prince Edward Island
February 5, 2014
This Canadian Government website has information on the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. Ce site web du Governement Canadien a de l'information sur la Commission de l'immigration et du...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Government information, All of Canada
February 5, 2014
This is the official Canadian government website for citizenship and immigration information. Apply to visit, study, work or immigrate to Canada, apply for citizenship or a permanent resident card,...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Government information, All of Canada
June 4, 2013
Kwentong Bayan is a community based comic book project created in collaboration with Filipina migrant workers in the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP).
Keywords: Art and Culture, comics, filipino, Immigrants and Refugees, live-in caregiver, migrant workers, Women, Workers' Rights, Multimedia, All of Canada
March 6, 2012
This website is a portal, or clearinghouse, of Public Legal Education and Information (PLEI) resources and information for those who are working with and for the migrant workers in the Province of...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Info (PLEI), migrant workers, migrant workers, PLEI, PLEI, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Gateways
June 15, 2011
Compared to the Canadian-born, immigrants are under-represented among Canada’s homeless population, when their decline in economic wellbeing is considered alongside their relative absence in homeless...
Keywords: hidden homelessness, Homelessness, Immigrants and Refugees, immigration, residential crowding, Reports and documents, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
City Life/Vida Urbana is a community organization in Boston that has organized against evictions and for community controlled housing. They have long struggled for community control of local...
Keywords: Boston, Children and Youth, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Organizing, Tenants' Rights, Welfare, Women, Organizations, United States
June 1, 2011
The Mission of OCASI is to achieve equality, access and full participation for immigrants and refugees in every aspect of Canadian life. As a council of autonomous community-based agencies which...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Ontario, Organizations
June 1, 2011
Funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), Integration-Net is a communications, information and research tool to support the work of the Canadian settlement community. It also provides a...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Government information, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
An umbrella organization of ethno-cultural associations and individuals in the Greater Moncton Area that is actively involved in the settlement and adjustment of new immigrants and refugees.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, New Brunswick, Organizations
May 30, 2011
This centre is a settlement service agency for immigrants and refugees that also provides educational programs to help London, Ontario residents understand other cultures and learn about global...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, settlement services, Ontario, Organizations, Services
May 30, 2011
J4MV is a volunteer driven political non-profit collective comprised of committed activists from diverse walks of life (including labour activists, educators, researchers, students and youth of...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Immigrants and Refugees, migrant workers, Workers' Rights, Ontario, Organizations
May 30, 2011
This is the website for a non-profit, non-partisan, and non-sectarian organization whose mission is to ensure equality for immigrant and visible minority women, within a bilingual Canada.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
This group assists refugees and immigrants in need, focusing on the particular needs of the Somali Families and Individuals living in the City of Ottawa, through partnerships, services and programs...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Ottawa, Somali, Ontario, Organizations, Services
May 29, 2011
Forced Migration Online has launched an extensive, new resource on international law related to refugees and other forced migrants.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Research, Manuals and guides, Research and education, International
May 25, 2011
No One Is Illegal (Toronto) is a group of immigrants, refugees and allies who fight for the rights of all migrants to live with dignity and respect. They believe that granting citizenship to a...
Keywords: Government Policy, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Ontario, Organizations
May 25, 2011
Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of British Columbia (AMSSA) is a coalition of over 80 organizations providing multicultural programs and immigrant settlement services...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Immigrants and Refugees, British Columbia, Organizations
May 25, 2011
Council of Agencies Serving South Asians (CASSA) is a social justice umbrella organization working with Ontario’s diverse South Asian communities.
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Immigrants and Refugees, South Asian, Ontario, Organizations
May 25, 2011
NOII is a movement of refugees, immigrants and allies that organizes various campaigns for regularization and for justice and self-determination for immigrants, refugees, and indigenous people.
Keywords: Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
May 25, 2011
Thunder Bay Multicultural Association provides settlement services, interpretation, community programs, cross-cultural/race relations information language instruction for newcomers to Canada.
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Immigrants and Refugees, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Organizations, Services
May 25, 2011
Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County is an umbrella organization of community-based groups and organizations involved in cultural sensitivity, anti-racism promotion / education, newcomer...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Immigrants and Refugees, Windsor-Essex, Ontario, Organizations
May 25, 2011
The Alberta links section of Canadian Social Research provides a directory of resources on development, poverty, unemployment, and related topics.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Housing, Immigrants and Refugees, Welfare, Workers' Rights, Directories, Research and education
May 25, 2011
This network is a grassroots, membership-based organization that formed to protect human rights, civil rights and the Sonoran desert along the Arizona-Mexico border.
Keywords: Arizona, border communities, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, mexico, Organizing, Organizations, United States
May 25, 2011
Housing New Canadians is a research partnership between the University of Toronto and York University, focused on housing access and discrimination in the Toronto area, where about forty percent of...
Keywords: Housing, housing discrimination, Immigrants and Refugees, Toronto, Ontario, Organizations, All of Canada, Research and education
May 25, 2011
The Centre for Spanish-Speaking Peoples (CSSP) is a multi-service community centre which serves the varied Spanish-speaking community of Greater Toronto. The Centre's goals include promoting equality...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Spanish, Spanish, Ontario, Organizations, Services
May 25, 2011
DRUM – Desis Rising Up and Moving is a multigenerational, membership led organization of low-wage South Asian immigrant workers and youth in New York City. Founded in 2000, DRUM has mobilized and...
Keywords: deportation, detention, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, New York City, South Asian, Workers' Rights, Organizations, United States
May 25, 2011
Based out of the University of California Hastings Campus, this organization acts as a resource for gender based asylum seekers. The Center for Gender & Refugee Studies protects the fundamental...
Keywords: California, gender asylum, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Women, Organizations, Research and education, United States
May 25, 2011
The Centre for Refugee Studies is engaged in research on refugee issues; it informs public discussion as well as policy development and practice innovation by international, governmental, advocacy...
Keywords: Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, General resources, Research and education, International
May 25, 2011
Forced Migration Online (FMO) provides access to a wide variety of online resources dealing with the situation of forced migrants worldwide.
Keywords: forced migration, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Gateways, Organizations, International
May 25, 2011
This website provides worldwide information on refugees, including refugee reports.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Organizations, Reports and documents, International, United States
May 25, 2011
The website of Alberta's umbrella organization of immigrant-serving agencies provides links to immigrant and refugee organizations all over the province.
Keywords: Alberta, Immigrants and Refugees, Organizations
May 25, 2011
Moose Jaw Multicultural Council is a non-profit organization providing direct settlement, adaptation and integration services to all refugees and immigrants in Moose Jaw.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Organizations, Saskatchewan
May 25, 2011
Saskatoon Open Door Society is a non-profit organization that provides initial airport reception, orientation, settlement and advocacy.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Organizations, Saskatchewan
May 25, 2011
Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council Inc. (MIIC) promotes and supports the protection and resettlement of refugees and offers a range of services that welcomes and assists refugee newcomers in...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Manitoba, Organizations
May 25, 2011
The Mennonite Central Committee's refugee sponsorship program website.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations, All of Canada
May 25, 2011
A not-for-profit community-based organization that facilitates the settlement of newcomers to Toronto. CultureLink recognizes the special needs of refugees, is committed to equity and opposes...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Ontario, Organizations, Programs and courses, Services