"There is little to no recourse for Ryerson international students looking to come back to Canada for their studies. Airlines and government officials are incredibly wary about letting immigrants in due to COVID-19," said immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah. Ackah has seen cases where international students could not board a plane to come to Canada even with an approved study permit. Students can either withdraw their enrolment, defer until the next academic year or wait until Ryerson creates an approved COVID-19 strategy to get on the DLI list.
In an announcement issued April 22, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) outlined an 18 month PGWP extension for international students and other new measures that ...Read More
Canada will develop a new pathway to permanent residence for international students, said Immigration Minister Sean Fraser to ApplyBoard in an online interview. ApplyBoard is ...Read More
The U.S. State Department is waiving student visa in-person interviews and other temporary non-immigrant visa application interviews through 2022 due to the backlog of applications ...Read More
Canada has recognized that travel restrictions are hurting international graduate students by expanding temporary program changes so that all online classes from their qualified ...Read More