In October and December, there was an 86% decrease in the number of Indian study permits issued in Canada.
The number of study permits awarded to Indian students pursuing education in Canada dropped dramatically in the October-December 2023 quarter, to 14,910. This is an 86% decline from the 1.1L permits awarded in the same months in 2022 when Canada was the most popular study-abroad destination for Indian students. The Canadian immigration minister said that […]
“Due to diplomatic squabbles, India’s visa processing would be slowed”.- Statement from Canada Immigration Cell
Due to the current diplomatic dispute, Canadian visa applicants from India may now expect processing delays, according to the IRCC. Citizenship, Immigration, and Refugees In reaction to India’s decision to unilaterally strip immunity for the bulk of Canadian diplomats, Canada is reducing its workforce in India from 27 to merely 5. As of October 20, […]
Visa and immigration services will be disrupted when 155,000 Canadian public officials go on strike.
More than 155,000 Canadian public servants plan to strike on Wednesday if a pay and other demands agreement with the government is not reached, according to their union. The largest union representing Canadian government employees is set to strike, disrupting immigration, passport services, tax processing, and government buildings.More than 155,000 Canadian public servants plan to […]
Sean Fraser, Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, recently announced that International Graduates with a recently expired or expiring Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) will be eligible for an additional or extended work permit that will allow them to stay longer and gain additional work experience for up to 18 months. The Post-Graduation Work Permit […]
The Processing team will review your application to ensure you have all of the required documentation, including biometrics.If it is incomplete, we will return it to you without processing it.An officer will also verify the list of employers that failed to meet the standards to ensure that the employer may recruit you and that you […]
Individuals with exceptional ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or with a demonstrated record of extraordinary achievement in the motion picture or television industry and who have been recognized nationally or internationally for those achievements, are eligible for the O-1 nonimmigrant visa. The nonimmigrant classification O is also referred to as: Individuals […]
At the CBIE seminar, IRCC officials address the study permit backlog and fresh proposals. The paper advocates greater openness and coordination among the IRCC, provinces, and authorized learning institutions. An unprecedented rise in foreign student demand for study permits is reported by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). According to ICEF Monitor, the numbers are […]