Ivy Zhiyuan Li

Ivy’s research mainly focuses on migration policies, immigrants & refugees, wellbeing of older immigrants, governance, mobility politics, and social justice. Specifically, her dissertation critically examines the parents/grandparents sponsorship (PGP) immigration program from a governmentality perspective, as well as explores lived experience of PGP immigrants and analyzes how the interplay of immigration policy with other social, economic, cultural, and political factors shapes and affects the life trajectory, wellbeing and ageing of older Chinese immigrant parents in Canada.

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