PRESS RELEASE issued by AQAADI on September 19, 2022

Montreal, September 19, 2022. -

We wish to bring to your attention a migration policy that we believe is discriminatory and unjustified with respect to temporary foreign workers temporary foreign workers (TFWs) who work in occupations that fall under the level B of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). In effect, a foreign worker who works in an occupation that falls within the levels 0, A or B of the NOC will be entitled to be accompanied by their family for the duration of their stay and obtain an open work permit for their spouse (C-41) and a work permit (C-41) and a study permit for their children who are at the primary or secondary level. secondary level. For the purposes of this document, we will refer to the above categories as category "1".

Unless they are part of the Atlantic Canada Immigration Pilot Program, a TFW spouse who works in an occupation in Skill Type C or D occupation will not be able to bring their family with them on their trip unless the spouse initiates their own work permit application for a specific employer. related to a given employer. For the purposes of this document, we will refer to the above categories as category "2".

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