Anti-Immigration Sentiment Impacts Immigration
Posted on 07/03/2016
Canada, a home of multiculturalism, is known for its welcoming attitude and outlook. But the developing anti-immigrant sentiment is raising serious concerns over the very nature of Canada’s attitude. It is important to consider how anti-immigration sentiment arising within Canada can impact your immigration experience to Canada.
Should You Be Concerned About Anti-Immigration Movements Taking Place Within Canada If You Are Considering Immigrating?
The answer to the question is both yes and no. If an anti-immigration movement is taking place within a country that is targeting a specific group or nationality, and you are categorized as fitting that group or are planning to immigrate from that country, then you should be concerned. It is important to note that an anti-immigration movement or sentiment does not mean that immigration by that group or nationality has been prohibited. It is important to know the rules and procedures involved in your immigration process.
Nobody likes to be discriminated, harassed or abused because of their ethnicity, race, country of origin or religion. However, the fact is that most anti-immigration sentiments or exclusionary policies may be backed and propagated by hate groups. These groups may attack foreigners and blame them for problems going on within a country. If you are planning to emigrate to a country where anti-immigration sentiment is high, it is best to prepare yourself for some backlash against you and your family. This does not mean that everybody in your new home country will discriminate against you, but some people and certain groups may act may speak out against your nationality, ethnicity or religion. Preparing yourself for this situation can help you adjust and better deal with these anti-immigrant sentiments and settle in.
How is your experience in Canada?
Are you a recent immigrant how lives in Markham, Pickering, Vaughan, Stouffville, Richmond Hill or Scarborough? Have you had a negative or positive experience settling in one of these communities? If so, we’d like to know.