Canada warns of fake job sites targeting Kenyan immigrants
Canada has disputed claims of an employment deal for Kenyan immigrants, urging intending travelers to be wary of false information.
The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has warned that there was misleading information making rounds of alleged opportunities for Kenyans to work in the Northern American country.
“Disinformation is circulating, suggesting that special programs are welcoming Kenyan immigrants. This is false, and the immigration programs referenced do not exist,” the IRCC said.
In his statement via Twitter on Tuesday, Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Alfred Mutua said during his visit to Canada, he held a discussion with the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship of Canada Sean Fraser where the two leaders agreed on the various migration opportunity pathways for Kenyans to go and live or work in Canada.
“Currently, Canada has more employment opportunities than available people to work and we agreed that Kenya can help fill that gap. The process for those who wish to go to Canada is simple but requires one to be diligent,” Mutua said.
“We are in deep negotiations and we will be providing a comprehensive statement within the next few days with guidance and links agreed upon between the Kenyan and the Canadian Government so that Kenyans can apply for migration or job visas.”
He also warned of websites that were misleading Kenyans over fake job opportunities abroad.
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