Citizens of other countries without authorization to work or reside in Canada are called undocumented workers. Many undocumented workers enter Canada legally and then remain past the expiry date of their visa or work permit. Undocumented workers are unlikely to enforce their workplace rights for fear of deportation and thus are vulnerable to exploitation. Estimates of undocumented workers in Edmonton range from 7000 and 25,000.

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