As much as permanent residency applications were affected due to travel restrictions, international students were particularly affected.
Canada’s Immigration Minister offered a little sliver of hope to international graduates who missed out on applying to the public policy targeting international graduates.
After the much-anticipated opening of the Temporary Resident to Permanent Resident Pathway on the 6th May 2021, the stream targeting recent international graduates from a Canadian institution closed at 1.04 pm on May 7th, 2021.
Reinstating Canada’s value for international graduates, a new temporary public policy has been put into place for international graduates in Canada to apply for permanent residence in Canada.
International students have a significant impact on Canada’s economy. Global Affairs Canada recently published a study of statistics that highlight how much of an impact they have. In 2018, a growth of 16.3% for long term international students was recorded in Canada. Long-term international student are defined as having studied in a program that has…
Should the Canadian Government Allow International Students to Renew their Post Graduate Work Permit Amidst a Global Pandemic?
As the pandemic continues, measures need to be put in place from the Government of Canada to continuously support international students.