Research Proposal on Housing for Recent African/Afro-Caribbean Immigrants Introduction Given that immigration has been widely recognized as a critical engine of the Canadian economy, the issue of housing for new immigrants – and, in particular, visible minority immigrants – is not only a concern of social scientists but also of Canadian civic and political leaders. While scholars have recognized that access to affordable housing is integral to new immigrants’ and refugees’ social and economic integration in Canadian society (Rose and Ray 2000), increasing attention has been paid in recent years to the potential of discrimination on the basis of race and/or ethnicity impacting access to housing for visible minority immigrants (Darden...The end:
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