Four-year limit could lead some migrant workers to go underground

Thousands could be forced to leave starting April 1.

Embassy Photo: Kristen Shane
Those familiar with the program say while the April 1 deadline will mean bustling airports as foreign workers head back to their home countries, they also expect some foreign workers to stay behind.
Sneh Duggal
Published: Wednesday, 03/18/2015 12:00 am EDT

Many migrant workers are facing what could be their final weeks in Canada due to a new government-imposed work limit that some observers say may lead to migrants going underground and others say will leave employers in a lurch.

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