someone who comes to live in a country from another country There has been a rise in the number of immigrants coming from Eastern Europe, especially Poland.
someone who lives in a country that is not their own country Prague has a large population of American expatriates.
expat chooses to work abroad in a good position to fulfil his expectations and follow his professional career: has a special status and privilege of work generally from the Western World: Europeans, Americans, Australians and Japanese abroad immigrant is often forced away from home by poverty and need; doesn’t see any other way out of his condition generally from poor countries: Latinos, East Europeans, Arabs, Africans and Asians
someone who enters a country illegally, or stays for a longer time than they are legally allowed
someone who leaves their country, especially during a war or other threatening event Thousands of refugees have entered the camps along the borders in recent days.
someone who has to leave their own country because they are in danger and who arrives in another country and asks to be allowed to live there
refugee asylum seekers are allowed to stay in a country if they are granted refugee status Afghanistan, Iraq, Sudan, Somalia, Congo asylum seeker war natural disasters political reasons dissident: someone who disagrees publicly with a government, especially in a country where this is not allowed
WORKERS STUDENTS PENSIONERS ASYLUM SEEKERS FAMILY MEMBERS
marriage adoption sponsoring a relative accepting responsibility for someone’s actions or financial situation We sponsored a family who came from India.
Temporary residency Permanent residency or citizenship
immigrantcountry Getting a job Taxes They do jobs other people don’t want New language Missing family Doing bad jobs Protests, not enough jobs for everyone
immigrantcountry Meet new people New culture Learn a language New energy Diversity Homesick Recognition of your degree can be a problem Much more expensive Brain drain Higher rents
immigrantcountry Cheaper No obligations Better climate Settle in deserted houses in the countryside Extra money New language New people Hard to return if you change your mind Away from your family Higher house prices Health expenses Don’t integrate
immigrantcountry Meet new people New chance Better job More workers Language Knowing no one Raising your child in a different environment Less jobs for the locals Getting married just to get citizenship
immigrantcountry Hope for a better life New job Education Escape from danger More workers More taxpayers Can get sent back New language Not enough rights Can’t get jobs that match their education Low education level More problems in schools Ghettos Violence, crime
immigrantcountry Getting a job A better life Higher standard Follow their dreams Higher consumption No rights, not registered New culture, new language The dream of a better life isn’t true No health insurance A worse standard of life Don’t pay taxes More crime
immigrantcountry Better living conditions for people coming from former Yugoslavia Beautiful landscape Low paid workforce Diversity Population increase Discrimination, nationalism radical and otherwise Difficult language Hard to get a good job if you don’t speak the language well Don’t learn the language Don’t respect the laws
immigrantcountry Live, work, study anywhere on equal terms in theory Get a better job More workers, cheap labour Still difficult to get a good job, technicalities Brain drain, different standards of education Losing the young population
Studying in Canada Links University http://www.cic.gc.ca/ http://www.mcgill.ca/ http://www.concordia.ca/ http://www.ubishops.ca/ QUEBEC AND CANADIAN STUDENTS   Quebec students$13,168$13,868 - $18,268 Other Canadian Students$16,918$17,618 - $22,118 INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Off CampusOn Campus Tuition fees* (based on 30 credits)$14,000 - $23,000 Mandatory health insurance (single coverage) $639 Immigration fees$225 Ancillary fees**$1,500 Books and Supplies$1,000 Lodging (8 months)$4,400$7,500 - $12,000 Food (8 months)$2,400included in Lodging Other expenses$2,000 Total$26,164 -$35,165$26,864 - $40,364   http://www.mcgill.ca/viewbook/money/
General information about immigration in Canada http://www.cic.gc.ca/ http://www.cic.gc.ca/ University http://www.mcgill.ca/ http://www.mcgill.ca/ http://www.concordia.ca/ http://www.concordia.ca/ http://www.ubishops.ca/ http://www.ubishops.ca/