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Canadian Immigration Minister Announces 300,000 New Immigrants per Year the ‘New Norm’

Ahmed Hussen, Canada’s Minister of Immigration, has announced that the country will bring in at least as many new immigrants in the coming year of 2018 as it has planned to in 2017.

These comments from Ahmed Hussen has come at a time when the federal government is planning to come out with its Immigration Levels Plan for the year 2018.

“Three hundred thousand is now our new normal,” stated Hussen, who a higher number is also a possibility for the year 2018.

Hussen added, that the government increased the target from 260,000 to 300,000 to fulfill the need of Canadian families who want to reunite with their loved ones,”