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Canada Eliminates 4-Year Limit For Temporary Foreign Workers

Canada Eliminates 4-Year Limit For Temporary Foreign Workers

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Canada has announced changes in its Temporary Foreign Worker policy. John McCallum, Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced the first steps in a government effort to remove the notorious “4-in-4-out” policy, seen by critics as the “revolving door” of indentured labor to the country and abused by unscrupulous employers. “In many ways, the four-year rule put a great deal of uncertainty and instability on both temporary workers and employers. We had the sense that it was an unnecessary burden on applicants and employers, and also on officers who process applications,” Immigration Minister John McCallum said in a news release posted late Tuesday. Introduced in 2011 by then con
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