Title:Rebuilding professional lives: immigrant professionals working in the Ontario settlement sector.
Author(s):Türegün, Adnan
Subject:Immigration – employment, foreign qualifications
Publisher:CERIS – The Ontario Metropolis Centre
Place of Publication:Toronto
Date of Publication:2011
Abstract:

This study looks at the reality of a particular group of foreign-born and -trained professionals in Ontario. These are the professionals who did not get to practise their respective professions after immigration but acquired a new profession in the form of settlement work. The study detects their pre-immigration education and work history, the reasons they left their countries of origin or permanent residence for Canada, the expectations they had, the choices they made about pursuing professional practice, the efforts they put towards that or some alternative goal, and their eventual professional reconstitution as settlement workers.

Language:English
 
Material Type:Article

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