Sunday, August 5, 2012 | Categories: Documentaries |
He speaks perfect English, is wealthy, highly educated in a sought-after field and, best of all, he had a job waiting for him when he stepped off the plane from Mumbai.
But his daughter has autism ... and eventually, she would have rights to subsidized services in Canada.
On the one hand, he is a worker with much to offer Canada and the Canadian economy. On the other, he is a father whose family could be a burden on Canada's social system.
Balancing those two realities has turned what could be a picture-perfect immigration application into a painful, drawn-out process that has destroyed a friendship, strained a family and destabilized a Canadian business.