The Exclusivity Of Immigration In Canada

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In the past, Canada 's immigration policy had been discriminatory. Throughout the 20th century, the exclusivity of immigration in our country has evolved positively from the Chinese Exclusion Act, to the Changing Immigration Policy and lastly, the Immigration Act. To begin, the exclusivity of immigration in Canada has changed positively due to the Chinese Exclusion Act. This act is also known as the Chinese Immigration Act was passed in 1923. This act banned all people of Chinese nationality from immigrating to Canada. With the right documents, only diplomats, Canadian born Chinese merchants or students studying in Canada were able to come to Canada or else they had to leave. Canadian Chinese were allowed to travel two years away from Canada.
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