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Old Posted Oct 8, 2019, 8:43 PM
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Interesting then that the US has done a pretty good job at it, engaging at the local level, despite immigration being a federal issue.

In Canada, the provinces have some say with regards to immigration policy (on the books, provinces have a lot of control over immigration). In principle, provinces that aren't as economically prosperous have a harder time not getting the immigrants to simply pack up and leave to the economically prosperous cities in a different province. The "immigrants come in and use the small town as a stepping stone to the big city, often leaving in the next half decade or so" is the bane of some provinces' immigration policies with the goal to distribute immigrants more evenly to economically struggling places, like some parts of the Maritimes, though things have been getting better I hear as immigrant communities start to build up (and the incentive to leave is less).
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