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Immigration Canada Reports Rise in Suicide Calls from Visa Applicants

Visa applicants reaching out to Immigration Canada are increasingly expressing intentions of suicide because of pandemic-related processing delays.

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Valentine’s Surprise for Migrant Workers and International Students

Facing plunging immigration levels, Canada is opening its doors wider to attract and retain skills and talent from around the world.

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“We Don’t Just Want You to Study Here, We Want You to Stay Here.”

Canada urges graduating foreign students to stay, as a new study shows COVID-19’s devastating effects on the international education market, migrant workers and recent immigrants.

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About “Cheap Immigrant Labour” and Student “Cash Cows”

This third edition of our special project “Bridging the Mainstream-Ethnic Digital Divide in COVID-19 Literacy” focuses on the unique challenges faced by temporary residents, migrant workers, asylum seekers and international students.

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“Employability” is Key to Canada’s Foreign Student Recruitment Drive

Canada should look beyond easy student visas, granting work permits and a path to citizenship if it wants to stay ahead of the game, says an expert on international graduates’ career outcomes in Asia.

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International Students Call for Renewal of Work Permits, Reduction of Tuition Fees

As COVID-19 creates difficulties for those hoping to settle in Canada, Migrant Students United advocates for the renewal of post-graduate work permits of international students.

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Canada Opens Up to International Students While U.S. Proposes Further Restrictions

North America’s two largest countries could not be further apart. As of Oct. 20, Canada has opened its border to international students. Meanwhile in the United States, restrictions to international student visas loom large in an already increasingly nativist country.

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