Tag Archives: legislation

Canada’s new vision of citizenship: a privilege in two classes

Every year, several hundred people from across Ottawa gather in a city park in late June for a day-long festival of soccer (football), sweat, and citizenship. Yes, citizenship. Community Cup – celebrating its 10th anniversary this year – is a hugely successful multicultural event that does more than feature teams from ethnic communities, the police […]

Migrationist Monthly: US Edition

Last month, I wrote about the Republican party focusing on the distrust of the Obama administration roadblocking immigration reform.  This framing continues, as the tensions between an executive branch under pressure to get things done and Congress (who apparently feels no such pressure) continues. Obama issued a statement asking the new head of the Department […]