Archive for January, 2012

New Column at

My first monthly column at is up:

Not Getting the Points: Our Changing Immigration Paradigm focuses on the trend in Canada away from out historic practice of permanent status upon arrival to the  increasing prevalence of two-step paths to permanent immigration that go via the temporary foreign worker program.

Full thesis

Here is my full thesis, for those interested…

Neoliberalising Immigration in Canada: The Pilot Project for Occupations Requiring Lower-Levels of Formal Training and the Expansion of Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program